Norma Jean Mecham

19 May 1928–1 May 2012 (Age 84)
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Norma Jean

When Norma Jean Mecham was born on 19 May 1928, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, Clinton Charles Mecham, was 32 and her mother, Elsie Curtis, was 30. She married Hugh B Hammond on 8 May 1948, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. She lived in World for about 10 years. She died on 1 May 2012, in Hunter, Ada, Idaho Territory, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh B Hammond
1923–2003
Norma Jean Mecham
1928–2012
Marriage: 8 May 1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1948
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Oren Clinton Mecham

    Male1923–1987Male

    Female1928–2012Female

World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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 2

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.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Meacham .

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

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Story Highlight

Excerpts from the Histories of Hugh B Hammond and Norma Jean Mecham Hammond

Her memories of their courtship: My folks danced in the wintertime about every Wednesday and Saturday night. They’d have an old-time dance, and they’d go and dance. They went to the Deleta Ballro …

Sources (3)

  • Norma Jene Mecham Hammond in household of Hugh B Hammond, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Norma Jean Mecham Hammond in household of Hugh B Hammond, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Norma Jean Mecham Hammond in household of Hugh B Hammond, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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