Thurza Amelia Tingey

13 February 1888–14 September 1960 (Age 72)
Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thurza Amelia

When Thurza Amelia Tingey was born on 13 February 1888, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Tingey, was 43 and her mother, Thurza Amelia Randall, was 27. She married John Quincy Adams on 4 January 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1930 and Centerville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 14 September 1960, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Quincy Adams
Thurza Amelia Tingey
Marriage: 4 January 1912
Maurine Adams
Ruth Adams
Elizabeth Ann Adams
Faelela Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    Age 11
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 19
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: from the Breton personal name Tangi, Tanguy (see Tanguy ).

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

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    Thurza Amelia Tingey

    Grandma was in a wheelchair for all of my life. That did not stop her. She cooked and bottled hundreds of jars of fruit and jam every year. She baked cookies and her cakes were legendary. On th …

    Sources (36)

    • Thurza Amelia Tingey in entry for Adams, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Therza Amelia Tingey Adams in household of John Quincey Adams, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Thurza Amelia Tingey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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