Marva Davenport

1 December 1921–8 April 2010 (Age 88)
Heman, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Marva

When Marva Davenport was born on 1 December 1921, in Heman, Fremont, Idaho, United States, her father, Ira Sperry Davenport, was 29 and her mother, Harriet Housley, was 27. She married Nyal Hunter Rydalch on 20 May 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years. She died on 8 April 2010, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Parker Cemetery, Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nyal Hunter Rydalch
1918–2008
Marva Davenport
1921–2010
Marriage: 20 May 1941
Esther LaVonne Rydalch
1942–1943
Christine Rydalch
1944–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1941
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 1

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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

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Story Highlight

Excerpt from "Davenport Ancestry in America" by Dorothy D. Hall, p 183-184.

Jean was born in her Grandmother Hinckley's home in Rexburg. She attended grade school in Parker and high school in St. Anthony. She began taking piano lessons at the age of six and continued until af …

Sources (3)

  • Marva Davenport Rydalch in household of Nyal Hunter Rydalch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Marva Davenport Rydalech in household of Nyal Hunter Rydalech, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Marva Davenport Rydalch in household of Nyal Hunter Rydalch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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