Delbert Kirkham

4 May 1927–25 June 2000 (Age 73)
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

The Life of Delbert

When Delbert Kirkham was born on 4 May 1927, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, his father, Eli Kirkham, was 52 and his mother, Laura Mae Hadfield, was 45. He married Vera Ann Sprague on 1 November 1948, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. He lived in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1995 and St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States for about 3 years. He died on 25 June 2000, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delbert Kirkham
1927–2000
Velma Maurline Brower
1933–2005
Marriage: 3 October 1951
Roger Lenn Kirkham
1953–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 October 1951
Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1900–1900Male

    Grace Kirkham

    Female1906–Female

    Ivan Kirkham

    Male1908–Male

    Louise Kirkham

    Female1918–2006Female

    Male1920–2008Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1930 · Idaho City Building is built

Age 3

Construction on this historic building started in 1929 and wrapped up in 1930. It was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 due to its unique design.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and North Yorkshire named Kirkham, which is a scandinavianized form of Old English ciric-hām, from cirice ‘church’ + hām ‘homestead’.2 Possibly a respelling of German Kirchham, a habitational name from either of two places named Kirchham, in Austria or Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Delbert Kirkham in household of Eli Kirkham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Delbert Kirkham in household of Eli Kirkham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Delbert Kirkham in household of Eli Kirkham, "United States Census, 1940"

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