Thelma Maybell Liston

1924–1998 (Age 74)
Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Thelma Maybell

When Thelma Maybell Liston was born on 10 February 1924, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, Morvel Smith Liston, was 29 and her mother, Ethel May Mickelsen, was 28. She married Lee Daniel Morgan on 21 August 1948, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. She lived in Salina Election Precinct, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 6 August 1998, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Thelma Maybell Liston
Lee Daniel Morgan
Marriage: 21 August 1948

Spouse & Children

21 August 1948
Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 4

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Lēofsige; see Livesay 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thelma Liston in household of Marvel Liston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma M Liston in household of Marvel S Liston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Liston, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"

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