John Byron Dorius

21 June 1917–18 May 1991 (Age 73)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Byron

When John Byron Dorius was born on 21 June 1917, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, John Nicolai Dorius, was 41 and his mother, Ethel Ann Rees, was 34. He married Mildred Badger on 6 June 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 7, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 18 May 1991, in California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Byron Dorius
Mildred Badger
Marriage: 6 June 1944
Male Infant Dorius

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1944Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 1
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
    1918 · Chapman Branch Library
    Age 1
    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 20
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Gratien, Philomene, Solange.German, Romanian, French, and West Indian (mainly Haiti): from the Late Latin personal name Darius, Greek Dareios, which was borne by various kings of ancient Persia, including Darius I (522–486 BC ). The ancient Persian form of the name was Darayavahush, meaning ‘possessor’, from daraya(miy) ‘possess, maintain’ + vahu ‘good, well’. This became accepted as a Christian name in medieval Europe in honor of a saint martyred at Nicaea at an uncertain date.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • John Byron Dorius in household of John Nicholi Dorius, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John Byron Dorius, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • John Byron Dorius in entry for Dorius, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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