Ivan Magnusson

12 February 1900–18 January 1986 (Age 85)
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of Ivan

When Ivan Magnusson was born on 12 February 1900, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, James Peter Magnusson, was 42 and his mother, Marie Pierson, was 38. He married Cula Rebecca Haws on 5 April 1922, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1986, in Downey, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Ivan Magnusson
Cula Rebecca Haws
Marriage: 5 April 1922
Ivan Lamar Magnusson
George Elbert Magnusson
Garth Ovar Magnusson
Ralph Haws Magnusson
Merlin James Magnusson
Florence Ann Magnusson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1922Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    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.
    1908 · Vance Auditorium
    Age 8
    Vance Auditorium opened on February 14, 1908. The auditorium was built by John Thomas Vance. The auditorium was used for community gatherings such as dances and political speeches. Eleven years later, Vance sold the auditorium to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and renamed the building to the Mezona, a combination of the words Mesa and Arizona.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Anders, Erland, Gisli, Kerstin, Lars, Nils, Ottar, Thor. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Magnus .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Magnussen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ulricka gives a gift to good boys

    The following episode from a Magnusson family vacation in 1934 was written twice by Ivan Magnusson, once in his full autobiography and once in a notebook where his wife Cula and he wrote all the event …

    Sources (33)

    • Ivan Magnusson, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Ivan Magnusson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Ivan Magnusson in entry for Ralph Haws Magnusson and Dixie Juanita Martiel, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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