Karl Warren Collett

29 March 1898–9 December 1956 (Age 58)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Karl Warren

When Karl Warren Collett was born on 29 March 1898, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Reuben Samuel Collett, was 33 and his mother, Flora Elsie Colton, was 25. He married Dorcas Leah McBride on 7 June 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 9 December 1956, in British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 58, and was buried in British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Karl Warren Collett
Dorcas Leah McBride
Marriage: 7 June 1927
LaRae Collett
Jolene Collett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1927Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 1
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    Age 16
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of the personal name Col(l), a pet form of Nicholas . There was also a feminine form, Collette, which may also have given rise to a surname. The name could also mean ‘Coll the younger’.American French: variant of Collette .

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

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    Plane Crash

    From Wikipedia: Trans-Canada Air lines Flight 810 with a Canadair North Star on a scheduled flight from Vancouver to Calgary (continuing to Regina, Winnipeg, and Toronto). The plane crashed into M …

    Sources (28)

    • Karl W Collett in household of Reuben S Collett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Karl Warren Collett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Karl Warren Collett, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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