Vernon Jesse Armstrong

26 June 1917–5 February 1997 (Age 79)
Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Vernon Jesse

When Vernon Jesse Armstrong was born on 26 June 1917, in Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Lester Chinn Armstrong, was 28 and his mother, Emma Frances Ethington, was 22. He married Marion Evelyn Schafer on 2 February 1940, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Peoria, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 5 February 1997, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Vernon Jesse Armstrong
1917–1997
Marion Evelyn Schafer
1917–1987
Marriage: 2 February 1940

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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.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple
Age 20
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1941
Age 24
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

Possible Related Names

Brace
Lavery
Armstong

Sources (11)

  • Vernon Jesse Armstrong, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Vernon Jesse Armstrong in household of Lester C Armstrong, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Vernon Jesse Armstrong in household of Lester ? Armstrong, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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