Sheldon Sullivan DeMille

1 August 1917–21 February 1994 (Age 76)
La Verkin, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Sheldon Sullivan

When Sheldon Sullivan DeMille was born on 1 August 1917, in La Verkin, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin DeMill, was 44 and his mother, Georgianna Viola Sullivan, was 38. He married Verda Duncan on 24 March 1936, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in La Verkin Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1994, in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in La Verkin Cemetery, La Verkin, Washington, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sheldon Sullivan DeMille
1917–1994
Verda Duncan
1920–2007
Marriage: 24 March 1936
Gary DuRell DeMille
1936–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1936
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Gary DuRell DeMille

    Male1936–2019Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

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.
1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Age 21

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

Name Meaning

Belgian French: habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from Hamme-Mille in Belgium.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sheldon Sullivian Demille, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sheldon Sullivian Demille, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sheldon Sullivan De Mille, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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