Sheryl Dewey

28 July 1949–10 September 1983 (Age 34)
Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Sheryl

When Sheryl Dewey was born on 28 July 1949, in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, her father, Lynn Merrill Dewey, was 34 and her mother, Elva Cheney, was 33. She died on 10 September 1983, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Lynn Merrill Dewey
Elva Cheney
Sheryl Dewey

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World Events (8)


Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1952 · Salt Lake City Floods

Age 3

During the first week of May, more than 45 families were displaced from their homes as the flood waters began to engulf the surrounding area. Many were saved by rafts and the water caused millions of dollars in damages with thousands of acres of farmland deemed unusable.

Age 11

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David .2 Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, from a place in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sheryl Dewey in household of Lynn Merrill Dewey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sheryl Dewey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sheryl Dewey, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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