Amy Leola White

26 August 1896–19 February 1970 (Age 73)
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States

The Life of Amy Leola

When Amy Leola White was born on 26 August 1896, in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Washington White, was 30 and her mother, Amy Vilate Porter, was 23. She married Elden Pratt Allred on 3 June 1915, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900. She died on 19 February 1970, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elden Pratt Allred
Amy Leola White
Marriage: 3 June 1915
Elden Morrell Allred
Enid White Allred
Bryce White Allred
Garth White Allred
Val Dee White Allred
Kaye White Allred
Loa Allred

Spouse and Children

    Elden Pratt Allred



3 June 1915
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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Her autobiography

Vivian Alberta Staley 1897/08/17 by herself I was born in a little four-room whitewashed log house, which sets in a valley with beautiful rolling hills and breathtaking canyons in Upton, Summit Co., …

Sources (3)

  • Amy Leola White Allred in household of Elden Pratt Allred, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Amy Leola White Allred in household of Eldon Pratt Allred, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leola White Allred in household of Eldon Pratt Allred, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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