Ellen Humphrey

27 February 1920–23 April 1999 (Age 79)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Humphrey was born on 27 February 1920, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph William Humphrey, was 40 and her mother, Helga Teresa Nielson, was 36. She married Eric Isador Peterson on 21 April 1937, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in River Heights, Cache, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 23 April 1999, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eric Isador Peterson
1915–1998
Ellen Humphrey
1920–1999
Marriage: 21 April 1937
Douglas Lynn Peterson
1946–2018
Donald Edwin Peterson
1949–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1937
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Douglas Lynn Peterson

    Male1946–2018Male

    Donald Edwin Peterson

    Male1949–2018Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 1

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some authorities translate this name as home-free, home peace, or peace at home. It is similar to Cundfrid, which has been rendered "defensor notus," or illustrious protector. "Kun-frid" would be translated as "strong protector." Nicknames are Humps, Nump, and Numps.

Story Highlight

Ellen had many talents

My name is Donald Peterson, I am the number four son out of five boys. My mom was very talented in many ways, but if there was a piano close by my mom became the hit of any gathering. She played the p …

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Humphrey in household of Helga Teresa Nielsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ellen Humphrey Peterson in household of Eric Isador Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ellen Humphrey Peterson in household of Erick O Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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