Verda Wall

6 November 1906–2 October 1988 (Age 81)
Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Verda

When Verda Wall was born on 6 November 1906, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Franklin Wall, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Jane Openshaw, was 30. She married Elden Holbrook Hatch on 14 June 1928, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940. She died on 2 October 1988, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elden Holbrook Hatch
Verda Wall
Marriage: 14 June 1928
Patricia Hatch
Myron Wall Hatch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1928Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 2
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
    1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park
    Age 22
    Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Middle English wall ‘wall’, Old English wall, weall, from Latin vallum ‘rampart, palisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Wall (Staffordshire).English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).Irish (of Norman origin): Anglicized form of de Valle (Gaelicized form de Bhál), the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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    Story Highlight

    My History by Verda Wall Hatch (Condensed version)

    On November 6, 1906, I was born in Eureka, Utah. Father was running the Union Dairy. Mother wanted to move back to Santaquin, where they were both born and raised and where our folks were all liv …

    Sources (20)

    • Verda Wall, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Verda Wall Hatch in household of Eldin H. Hatch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Verda Wall, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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