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.

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Linas Moad Mitchell
Margie Maurine Taysom
Marriage: 8 May 1942
Ronald Moad Mitchell
Laurie Ann Mitchell

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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.

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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"

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