Jeanette Mecham

Female17 June 1889–24 February 1985

Brief Life History of Jeanette

When Jeanette Mecham was born on 17 June 1889, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Lyman Mecham III, was 32 and her mother, Annie Maria Giles, was 24. She married George Wade on 12 May 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in World in 1940 and Warren, Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 24 February 1985, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wade
Jeanette Mecham
Marriage: 12 May 1920
Jesse Dean Wade
Blaine Wade
Robert Ray Wade
Shirley Wade
Anna Beth Wade

Sources (42)

  • Jeanette Mecham in household of Jospeh Lyman Mecham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mrs. Jennette Gibson Mecham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Jeanette Wade in entry for Jesse Dean Wade, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1920Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    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.

    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

    Age 5

    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

    Age 25

    The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

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