Lona Mae Pincock

28 December 1923–30 June 2014 (Age 90)
Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lona Mae

When Lona Mae Pincock was born on 28 December 1923, in Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States, her father, Howard W Pincock, was 31 and her mother, Lillie May Winmill, was 28. She married LaVar Godfrey on 26 June 1954, in Madison, Idaho, United States. She lived in Madison, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Sugar City Election Precinct, Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 30 June 2014, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Clarkston City Cemetery, Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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LaVar Godfrey
Lona Mae Pincock
Marriage: 26 June 1954

Spouse and Children

26 June 1954
Madison, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils

Age 4

The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 18

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 29

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Pincock in Lancashire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lona May Pincock Godfrey in household of Lavar Godfrey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lona May Pincock in household of Howard Pincock, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lona May Pincock in household of Howard Pincock, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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