Don Lester Searle Sr

8 September 1917–19 June 1946 (Age 28)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Don Lester

When Don Lester Searle Sr was born on 8 September 1917, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Lester Wilson Searle, was 29 and his mother, Ellen LaPrele Scott, was 24. He married Inez Lanius Smith on 19 June 1943, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Spanish Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1946, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Don Lester Searle Sr
1917–1946
Inez Lanius Smith
1922–2010
Marriage: 19 June 1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1943
Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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.
1927

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Serlo, Germanic Sarilo, Serilo. This was probably originally a byname cognate with Old Norse Sorli, and akin to Old English searu ‘armor’, meaning perhaps ‘defender’, ‘protector’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Don L Searle in household of Lester W Searle, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Don L Searle in household of Lester W Searle, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Don Lester Searle in household of Lester Wilson Searle, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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