Esther Powell

4 November 1914–26 February 1967 (Age 52)
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Powell was born on 4 November 1914, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, Parley A. Powell, was 28 and her mother, Olive Mary Cox, was 24. She married Wilbert C. Anderson on 1 September 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Upton, Summit, Utah, United States in 1930 and Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 26 February 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Upton Cemetery, Upton, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert C. Anderson
1907–1982
Esther Powell
1914–1967
Marriage: 1 September 1937
Deanna Dee Anderson
1941–2015

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1937Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch
    Age 2
    The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.
    1929
    Age 15
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).English: variant of Paul or Poole .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Powel
    Howell
    Powles

    Sources (20)

    • Powell, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Esther Powell Anderson in household of Wilbert C Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Miss Esther Powell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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