Chester Arthur Becraft

25 April 1916–11 January 1974 (Age 57)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Chester Arthur

When Chester Arthur Becraft was born on 25 April 1916, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Chester Arthur Becraft, was 22 and his mother, Ella Barbara Hislop, was 22. He married Florence Elba Anderson Becraft on 19 July 1939, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Roy, Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 11 January 1974, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Chester Arthur Becraft
Florence Elba Anderson Becraft
Marriage: 19 July 1939
Kenneth Broc Becraft
Joan Becraft
Cheryl Ann Becraft
Sandra Becraft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1939Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1917 · The Utah Packing Company becomes largest in the west
    Age 1
    "Organized by a group of men in 1901, the Ogden Packing Company expanded consistently until it encompassed 6 acres for its main facility. It became the largest meat packing plant west of the Missouri River and had a daily capacity of over 3,000 animals. Their slogan in Utah was ""Raise a Pig"" so that local farmers and their sons would help in the business. After World War I most plants were forced to cut back on production because demand was dropping. It did bounce back and is still an important component in Utah's economy."
    Age 16
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): variant of Beecroft .

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

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    Work History of C. A. Becraft

    Grammer School, 1922 - 1931 8th grade completed. High School 1931 - 1935 12th grade completed, Graduated Ogden, High School June 1935, California Pack Corp W 24th Street , piece work, Warehouseman. …

    Sources (29)

    • Chester Arthur Becraft in household of Ella Hislop Becraft, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Chester A Becroft, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Chester Arthur Becraft, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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