Sarah Floy Avery

2 September 1897–14 January 1981 (Age 83)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Sarah Floy

When Sarah Floy Avery was born on 2 September 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Vernile Thomas Avery Jr, was 24 and her mother, Karoline Gudrun Arnason, was 21. She married Reese Madsen Reese on 24 September 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 14 January 1981, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reese Madsen Reese
1895–1963
Sarah Floy Avery
1897–1981
Marriage: 24 September 1917
Kathryn Fay Reese
1918–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 2

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Auvery, a Norman form of Alfred . It could also be from a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Aubri ( see Aubrey ). At least in the case of the original Puritan settlers in New England, there has been some confusion with Averill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Avery, Floy Reese in household of Reese Madsen Reese, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Floy Avery Floy Reese in household of Reese M Reese, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Floy Reese in household of Reese M Reese, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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