Hugh John Fridal

17 February 1917–30 November 1993 (Age 76)
Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hugh John

When Hugh John Fridal was born on 17 February 1917, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Knud Hansen Fridal Jr, was 35 and his mother, Clara Idumia Hansen, was 33. He married Fanny Hall on 21 November 1941, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1939 and lived in Perth, Western Australia, Australia in 1935 and Tremonton Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 30 November 1993, in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Hugh John Fridal
Fanny Hall
Marriage: 21 November 1941
Lynda Fridal

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  • Marriage
    21 November 1941Box Elder, Utah, United States
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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.
    1918 · Chapman Branch Library
    Age 1
    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 20
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Freitag .English: nickname from Middle English fridai ‘Friday’, perhaps for one born on a Friday or who paid rent or performed some regular service on a Friday. Compare Mondy . If the 17th-century phrases Friday face ‘gloomy expression’ and Friday food, Friday feast ‘fast-day meal’ go back to the Middle Ages, this might be a nickname for a solemn or gloomy person.

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

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    Sources (33)

    • Hugh John Fridal, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hugh John Fridal, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
    • Hugh John Fridal, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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