Helen Afton Riddle

8 June 1903–23 December 1966 (Age 63)
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Helen Afton

When Helen Afton Riddle was born on 8 June 1903, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Wallace Monroe Riddle, was 30 and her mother, Frances Elizabeth Clark, was 27. She married Frank Moyle Sargent on 30 June 1919, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 December 1966, at the age of 63, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Moyle Sargent
Helen Afton Riddle
Marriage: 30 June 1919
Kenneth Moyle Sargent

Spouse and Children

30 June 1919
Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Manti High School

Age 2

The need for a high school came to the residents of Manti. The high school started as a one-year high school and was located in the Tabernacle. The new high school building was started the same year and was completed for the start of the second year. 

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. habitational name from Ryedale in North Yorkshire, being the valley of the river Rye (a name of Celtic origin). 2. variant of Riddell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Afton Sargent in household of Frank M Sargent, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Afton Riddle in household of Wallace M Riddle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Afton Riddle in entry for Kenneth Moyle Sargent and Florence Murray, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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