Lynn Boyd Bean

28 March 1922–July 1997 (Age 75)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Lynn Boyd

When Lynn Boyd Bean was born on 28 March 1922, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Roland William Bean, was 32 and his mother, Irene Carruth Russell, was 33. He married Dorothy Marie Roseth on 9 April 1947, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930 and American Falls Election Precinct 1, Power, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died in July 1997, in Auburn, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 75.

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Lynn Boyd Bean
Dorothy Marie Roseth
Marriage: 9 April 1947

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9 April 1947
Kitsap, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Age 6

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a 74,000 acre refuge of open water and wetlands which hosts millions of migratory birds each year. The refuge was opened in 1928 on the Bear River Delta which flows into the Great Salt Lake.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lynn Bean in household of Roland W Bean, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lynn Boyd Bean in household of Roland W Bean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lynn Bean im Eintrag für Fay Marion Bean, „United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011“

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