LaRetta McNeil

29 July 1912–24 December 1992 (Age 80)
Francis, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of LaRetta

When LaRetta McNeil was born on 29 July 1912, in Francis, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas William McNeil, was 26 and her mother, Minnie Johanna Peterson, was 23. She married Earl Wallace Whicker on 29 September 1934. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in World in 1930. She died on 24 December 1992, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Wallace Whicker
LaRetta McNeil
Marriage: 29 September 1934
Neil Wallace Whicker
Neil Whicker

Spouse and Children

29 September 1934
Francis Ward, Summit County, Utah


    Neil Wallace Whicker


    Neil Whicker


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 3

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers

Age 21

Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ ( see Neill ). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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

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Birth: Jul. 29, 1912 Francis Summit County Utah, USA Death: Dec. 24, 1992 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT) - December 25, 1992 DELTA, Utah--LaRetta M. Whicker, 8 …

Sources (3)

  • Laretta McNeil in household of Thomas William McNeil, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laretta McNeil Whicker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laretta McNeil Whicker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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