William Walter Alexander Abplanalp

Brief Life History of William Walter Alexander

When William Walter Alexander Abplanalp was born on 16 September 1882, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, Peter Abplanalp, was 25 and his mother, Mary Jane Alder, was 23. He married Ida Huber on 1 June 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 8 January 1956, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Midway City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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William Walter Alexander Abplanalp
Ida Huber
Marriage: 1 June 1910
Kenneth Clair Abplanalp
Phyllis May Abplanalp
Ida Marion Abplanalp

Sources (32)

  • William W Alplanalp, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William W Abplanalp, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • William Walter Abplanalp, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from German ab- ‘below, off’ + Planalp ‘high, flat mountain-meadow’.

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

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