Dr. Heber Smith Amussen

29 November 1886–14 March 1955 (Age 68)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The Life Summary of Heber Smith

When Dr. Heber Smith Amussen was born on 29 November 1886, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, his father, Carl Christian Asmussen, was 61 and his mother, Martha Mc Isaac Smith, was 23. He married Ruby Howe Woolf on 30 May 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 March 1955, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Dr. Heber Smith Amussen
Ruby Howe Woolf
Marriage: 30 May 1916
Heber Smith Amussen Jr
Willard Woolf Amussen
Paul Woolf Amussen
Phyllis Luana Amussen
Martha Clair Amussen
Richard Woolf Amussen
Ruby Maxine Amussen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1916Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 5
    The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 20
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Arno, Detlef, Kurt, Manfred.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Asmus, a shortened form of Rasmus .

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Heber Smith Amussen in entry for Richard Woolf Amussen, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Heber Smith Amussen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Heber S. Amussen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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