Alvin Thomas Maughan

5 March 1892–21 February 1986 (Age 93)
Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin Thomas

When Alvin Thomas Maughan was born on 5 March 1892, in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, Peter Davenport Maughan, was 23 and his mother, Andrea Eliza Nielsen, was 23. He married Gertrude Evelyn Going on 19 December 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He immigrated to California, United States in 1936 and lived in Auckland, New Zealand in 1935 and Weston Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 21 February 1986, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Thomas Maughan
Gertrude Evelyn Going
Marriage: 19 December 1928
Phyllis Going Maughan
Zeala Bertha Maughan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1928Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1895 · Bountiful Shrinks in Size
    Age 3
    During November, both the cities of Woods Cross and West Bountiful voted to separate from the main city of Bountiful. This caused the cities' land area to decrease by nearly ten and a half square miles.
    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.
    Age 25
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Mahan .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Alvin T Maughan in household of Peter Davenport Maughan, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alvin Thomas Maughan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Alvin Thomas Maughan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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