Linas Moad Mitchell

25 January 1917–1 November 2004 (Age 87)
Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Linas Moad

When Linas Moad Mitchell was born on 25 January 1917, in Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Henry Walden Mitchell, was 28 and his mother, Laura Belle Moad, was 24. He married Margie Maurine Taysom on 8 May 1942, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kiowa Township, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 2004, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Richland, Benton, Washington, United States.

Photos and Memories (49)

Do you know Linas Moad? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Linas Moad Mitchell
1917–2004
Margie Maurine Taysom
1921–1977
Marriage: 8 May 1942
Ronald Moad Mitchell
1944–2006
Laurie Ann Mitchell
1953–1997

Spouse and Children

Children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple
Age 20
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie
Age 23
Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

Possible Related Names

Michael
Mulvihill
Michell
Michelson
Mitchel
Mitchelson
Mixell

Story Highlight

WW2 War Ration Book

Partially unused War Ration Book for Linas and Margie Mitchell while living in Portland, Oregon.

Sources (26)

  • Linas Moad Mitchell Mitchell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Linas Moad Mitchell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Linas Moad Mitchell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.