John Vitalis Bluth

Brief Life History of John Vitalis

When John Vitalis Bluth was born on 24 January 1863, in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Thomas Hadley, was 14 and his mother, Eliza Jane Orrah, was 20. He married Analine Farley on 1 October 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 26 May 1957, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Vitalis Bluth
Analine Farley
Marriage: 1 October 1884
Nelly Violetta Bluth
Charles Alvin Bluth

Sources (22)

  • John V. Bluth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Vitelis Bluth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • John V Bluth in entry for Charles Alvin Bluth, "Utah, World War I Service Questionnaires, 1914-1918"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.


Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Elimelech, Simcha, Avraham, Chaya, Mordecai.

Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Blüth): artificial name from German Blüte ‘bloom, flowerhead’.

German: nickname or perhaps ornamental name from Middle High German bluot ‘bloom, flowerhead’. Alternatively, perhaps from Middle High German bluot ‘blood’, an allusion to kinship or family.

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

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ACF Bluth instrumental in the conversion of his brother, John Melker Ludvig Bluth

JOHN MELKER LUDVIG BLUTH, older brother of August Christian Frederick Bluth (Conversion Story to LDS) John was a member of the Swedish Luthern Church, and though a spiritual and studious minded man, …

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