Evelyn Pugmire

1900–1929 (Age 29)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Pugmire was born on 29 April 1900, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, George Richard "Charlie" Pugmire, was 19 and her mother, Caroline "Carrie" Victoria Kilgore, was 28. She married Ray Phillips Rolfson on 27 August 1925, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 26 November 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evelyn Pugmire
1900–1929
Ray Phillips Rolfson
1899–1998
Marriage: 27 August 1925

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 August 1925
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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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.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 2

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 9

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in Yardley, Birmingham, recorded in 1645 as Puggmyre Farm. This derives from the name of its 13th-century landlord, Robert Pugg , whose surname is of unknown etymology, + Middle English myre ‘mire’, ‘bog’.

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

Story Highlight

Journal of Ray Phillips Rolfson A new beginning & 2nd Love

The Journal of Ray Phillips Rolfson A new beginning & 2nd Love From February 14, 1924 to August 27, 1925 Part 12 Salt Lake City Ray meets his future wife Thursday, February 14, 1924 Out to Valenti …

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn Edwin in household of Sanford Porter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Evelyn Pugmire in household of Charles E Pugmire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Pugmire in household of Charles Pugmire, "United States Census, 1910"

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