Herman Martin Allenbach

Male4 April 1900–28 May 1961

Brief Life History of Herman Martin

When Herman Martin Allenbach was born on 4 April 1900, in Matten bei Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Emil Allenbach Sr, was 28 and his mother, Anna Zuercher, was 37. He married Delta Pearl Sayer on 16 November 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1917 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1950. He died on 28 May 1961, in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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Herman Martin Allenbach
Delta Pearl Sayer
Marriage: 16 November 1927
Marion Beatrice Allenbach
Herman Martin Allenbach Jr

Sources (22)

  • Herman Martin Allenback in entry for Marion Allenback, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Herman Martin Allenbach, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Herman Martin Allenbach, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1927Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

    Age 2

    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.


    Age 17

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of several places called Allenbach, e.g. in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. Compare Allebach , Allenbaugh , and Alumbaugh .

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

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