Joseph Eldon Bateman

Brief Life History of Joseph Eldon

When Joseph Eldon Bateman was born on 14 May 1919, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Allen Bateman, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Eunice Russon, was 30. He married Dorothy Ovena Jorgensen on 18 March 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1940 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 October 2008, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Eldon Bateman
Dorothy Ovena Jorgensen
Marriage: 18 March 1941
Bette Lynn Bateman
Barton Joseph Bateman
Barbara Jo Bateman
Jan Bateman

Sources (29)

  • Joseph E, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Eldon Bateman - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Joseph Eldon Bateman
  • Joseph Eldon Bateman, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bateman, Bat(te)man, and in the West Midlands of England Batemon, a pet form of Bate or Batte with the hypocoristic suffix -man.

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

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BIOGRAPHY OF SARAH EUNICE RUSSON BATEMAN Sarah Eunice Russon Bateman was born in Lehi, Utah, on the 17th of August, 1888. Her parents, Lott Russon and Sarah Eunice Titcomb, reared their large family …

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