Donna Wilcox

31 August 1913–8 July 1988 (Age 74)
Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life of Donna

When Donna Wilcox was born on 31 August 1913, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, her father, George Lorain Wilcox, was 28 and her mother, Julia Perry, was 24. She married Lorenzo Elmer Mecham on 23 September 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 8 July 1988, in Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Elmer Mecham
1909–2003
Donna Wilcox
1913–1988
Marriage: 23 September 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Carnegie Library

Age 4

The Carnegie Library in Preston was completed in 1917 with a $10,000 grant funded by Andrew Carnegie. The Carnegie Library housed the city offices on the lower floor.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Story Highlight

Thoughts on Lost Sheep

The following is something Donna Wilcox wrote while serving in her Ward Relief Society presidency. I have been asked to help the Home Teachers seek the lost sheep. But I am puzzled. Who are the lost …

Sources (3)

  • Donna Wilcox Mecham in household of Lorenzo E Mecham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donna Wilcox Mecham in household of Lorenzo E Mecham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donna Wilcox Mecham in household of Lorenzo Elmer Mecham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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