Edward Charles Prothero

3 December 1914–3 September 1992 (Age 77)
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

The Life of Edward Charles

When Edward Charles Prothero was born on 3 December 1914, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, Evan Lee Prothero, was 32 and his mother, Etta Mae Martin, was 21. He married Etta Dora Failes on 17 July 1937, in Yuba, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Virgin, Washington, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Yuba Judicial Township, Sutter, California, United States in 1940. He died on 3 September 1992, in Sutter, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States.

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Edward Charles Prothero
Etta Dora Failes
Marriage: 17 July 1937
Edward Laroy Prothero
Evan Laray Prothero

Spouse and Children

17 July 1937
Yuba, California, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 1

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 5

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

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

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhydderch ‘son of Rhydderch’ ( see Roderick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Charles Prothero in household of Evan Prothero, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Edward Prothero, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward C Prothro in household of Evan Prothro, "United States Census, 1920"

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