Lester Eric Akelund

20 June 1889–28 November 1960 (Age 71)
Fremont, Wayne, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lester Eric

When Lester Eric Akelund was born on 20 June 1889, in Fremont, Wayne, Utah, United States, his father, Bishop Peter Isaac Akelund, was 30 and his mother, Minerva Eveline Zufelt, was 26. He married Pearl Seeley on 28 August 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mountain Home, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1960, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Eric Akelund
1889–1960
Pearl Seeley
1890–1971
Marriage: 28 August 1914
Leora Eklund
1915–1993
Lyle Seeley Eklund
1918–1993
Lewis Kent Eklund
1920–1986
Beth Eklund
1923–2015
Beulah Eklund
1926–1969
Ona Eklund
1927–2016
Von Owen Eklund
1930–2001
Pearl Eklund
1933–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1914Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    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.
    1899
    Age 10
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Borge, Lars.Swedish: variant of Eklund .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eklund

    Sources (35)

    • Lester E Eklund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lester E. Akelund, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lester Eric Akelund, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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