Myrtle Adelaide Jones

4 March 1892–11 December 1989 (Age 97)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Myrtle Adelaide

When Myrtle Adelaide Jones was born on 4 March 1892, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, David Henry Jones, was 31 and her mother, Catherine Diantha Petty, was 23. She married Aaron Allred on 1 June 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Lehi Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 11 December 1989, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Allred
Myrtle Adelaide Jones
Marriage: 1 June 1922
Myrtle Maurine Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1922Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1900 · A City Pavillion Is Built
    Age 8
    The city of Lehi purchased property from John Beck in July 1900 for a city pavillion. Hundreds of volunteers cleared the ground and built a dance floor. The following month, volunteers used planking to cover the rough paneling that was originally laid. The Grand Sugar Ball was held on January 1, 1901. 
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 26
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grandma Myrtle

    I remember my great grandfather's second wife, (Grandma Wilkins had passed away) Grandma Myrtle being a sweet kind person. She also made a piece of temple clothing that I still use today.

    Sources (26)

    • Myrtle Janes Allred in entry for Aaron Allred, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Myrtle Jones Allred in household of Aaron Allred, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Myrtle A Jones, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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