Lavon Rachel Bates

30 June 1903–2 November 1994 (Age 91)
Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lavon Rachel

When Lavon Rachel Bates was born on 30 June 1903, in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, Ephraim Bates, was 37 and her mother, Hettie May Judd, was 22. She married Weston Robinson Clark on 6 June 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Washington D.C., United States in 1941 and University Park, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1950. She died on 2 November 1994, in Darnestown, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Weston Robinson Clark
Lavon Rachel Bates
Marriage: 6 June 1932
Brent Nolan Clark
Kirk Robert Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1932Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Black Patch War
    Age 1
    From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 5
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    1928 · The Tower Theater
    Age 25
    The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bate with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also common in Ireland.Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

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

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    Death: Lavon Rachel Bates Clark

    DEATH: LAVON RACHEL BATES CLARK Published: Nov. 4, 1994 12:00 a.m. in the Deseret News LaVon Rachel Bates Clark, age 91, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 1994 in Darnestown, Maryland. Born June 30, …

    Sources (23)

    • Lavon R Bates in household of Ephriam Bates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • La Von Bates, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lavon Bates Clark in household of Weston R Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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