Sherman Melvin Frandsen

16 September 1923–28 October 1976 (Age 53)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Sherman Melvin

When Sherman Melvin Frandsen was born on 16 September 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Martin Frandsen, was 27 and his mother, Mabel Robinson, was 26. He married Beverly Jeanne Brown on 15 December 1944, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He lived in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1976, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Sherman Melvin Frandsen
1923–1976
Renee Hansen
1929–2001
Marriage: 16 January 1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 January 1949
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1924 · The Egyptian Theater is Constructed

Age 1

"After the Arlington Hotel burnt down in 1923, Harman and Louis Peery devised a plan to build a grand theater like the Grand Opera House but with moving pictures. It was constructed after the manner of other famous theaters that were Egyptian-themed. The first feature played there was a silent film titled, ""Wanderer of the Wasteland"" and was accompanied by the famous pipe organ named, ""The Mighty Wurlitzer"". In 1951 the theater was renovated so that more people would be able to enjoy the films shown there. The theater exists today but only as a community theater and performing arts house."
1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · The Famous Hermitage Hotel Burns Down

Age 16

The Famous Hermitage Hotel burns down after many years of providing dining and housing for vacationer visiting Ogden or the Ogden Valley.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the German personal name Franz, Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mel Frandsen in household of Samuel Martin Frandsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Shurman Melvin Frandsen in household of Samuel M Frandsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melvin Frandsen in household of Samual M Frandsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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