Margaret Doris Abplanalp

3 August 1903–14 May 2003 (Age 99)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of Margaret Doris

When Margaret Doris Abplanalp was born on 3 August 1903, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, her father, Franklin Charles Abplanalp, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Howard, was 34. She married Gilbert Oral Swain on 27 February 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 10, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and World in 1960. She died on 14 May 2003, in Bothell, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Brier, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Oral Swain
1903–1966
Margaret Doris Abplanalp
1903–2003
Marriage: 27 February 1923
Doris Lorraine Swain
1924–2008
Howard Lowell Swain
1925–2009
Norma Orel Swain
1930–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1923
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · Parcel Post Bank Constructed

Age 13

"The Bank of Vernal is constructed in 1916, using bricks from Salt Lake City. Later on the bank of Vernal is known as the """"Parcel Post Bank"""" because the bricks used in constructing the building are mailed to Vernal because it is the cheapest method at the time."
1929

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from German ab- ‘below’, ‘off’ + Planalp ‘high, flat mountain-meadow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margarett Doris Abplanulp Swain in household of Gilbert Oral Swain, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Margaret D Alpland Swain in household of Gilbert Orel Swain, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Margaret Doris Applanalp Swain in household of Gilbert Orel Swain, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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