Clinton Albert Alston

16 August 1889–5 July 1949 (Age 59)
Dover, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Clinton Albert

When Clinton Albert Alston was born on 16 August 1889, in Dover, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Christopher Alston, was 35 and his mother, Annie Charlotte Chapman Smith, was 36. He married Martha Helen Sorensen on 11 September 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Boise, Idaho, United States in 1935. He died on 5 July 1949, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clinton Albert Alston
Martha Helen Sorensen
Marriage: 11 September 1912
Richard Clinton Alston
Angus Sorenson Alston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    Age 1
    Fairmount Cemetery home page states that it was founded in 1890. LOCATION 430 South Quebec St Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80231 USA PHONE 303-399-0692 WEBSITE MEMORIALS 133,165 added (69% photographed)
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 17
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish:from the Middle English personal name Alstan, which is a coalescence of several different Old English personal names: Æthelstān ‘noble stone’, Ælfstān ‘elf stone’, Ealdstān ‘old stone’, or Ealhstān ‘temple stone’.habitational name from any of various places called Alston (in Cumbria, Lancashire, Devon, and Somerset) or Alstone (in Gloucestershire and Staffordshire). With the exception of Alston in Cumbria, which is formed with the Old Norse personal name Halfdan, these placenames all consist of an Old English personal name + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, for example Ælfsige in the case of Alstone in Gloucestershire.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Clinton Alston in entry for Alston, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Clinton Allston, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Clinton Alston, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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