John Porter Murdock

11 December 1894–29 August 1956 (Age 61)
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Porter

When John Porter Murdock was born on 11 December 1894, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, John Molen Murdock, was 42 and his mother, Susan Jane Smith, was 28. He married Ida Lucile Beck on 26 August 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1940. In 1930, at the age of 36, his occupation is listed as farmer-general farm in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. He died on 29 August 1956, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Porter Murdock
Ida Lucile Beck
Marriage: 26 August 1914
Raymond Molen Murdock
Erwin Beck Murdock
Mildred Lucile Murdock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1914Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 5
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 18
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • John Porter Murdock, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John P Murdock in entry for Raymond Murdock and Ruth Wendell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John P Murdock, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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