Wanda Wilson

18 December 1921–15 March 1946 (Age 24)
Gannett, Blaine, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Wanda

When Wanda Wilson was born on 18 December 1921, in Gannett, Blaine, Idaho, United States, her father, Charles Innes Wilson, was 30 and her mother, Stella Geneva Thomas, was 30. She married Damon Harrison on 19 October 1941, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. She lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1946. She died on 15 March 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Damon Harrison
Wanda Wilson
Marriage: 19 October 1941

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 2
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
Age 2
President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
Age 8
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

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Story Highlight

Ran Diner on State and 2100 S SE Corner

Ran the store with Wanda and LaRue. He was the short order cook. 1944-1946

Sources (33)

  • Wanda Wilson in household of Charles Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wanda Wilson in household of Charles I Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wanda Wilson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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