Loren Clare Okerlund

17 January 1901–24 September 1987 (Age 86)
Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Loren Clare

When Loren Clare Okerlund was born on 17 January 1901, in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States, his father, George William Okerlund, was 38 and his mother, Eliza Ann Hunt, was 33. He married Beryl Mecham on 26 November 1948, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States. In 1921, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as student in Utah, United States. He died on 24 September 1987, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Loa Cemetery, Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Loren Clare Okerlund
Beryl Mecham
Marriage: 26 November 1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1948Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second Anglo-Boer War. The Transvaal and Orange Free State are made self-governing colonies of the British Empire.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    Age 24
    Afrikaans recognized as South Africa's official language.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Swedish Åkerlund, an ornamental namecomposed of the elements åker ‘field’ + lund ‘grove’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (20)

    • Clair Okerlund in household of George W Okerlund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Loren Clare Okerlund, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • Clair Okerlund in household of George W. Okerlund, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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