Alice Jeanne Laver

21 October 1924–24 January 2014 (Age 89)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Alice Jeanne

When Alice Jeanne Laver was born on 21 October 1924, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Archie Laver, was 40 and her mother, Elzada Mary Petersen, was 33. She married Richard Arthur Nichols on 16 May 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930 and Mantua Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 24 January 2014, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Richard Arthur Nichols
1925–2007
Alice Jeanne Laver
1924–2014
Marriage: 16 May 1947
Jonathan Arthur Nichols
1954–2013
David Richard Nichols
1958–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 May 1947
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Age 4

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a 74,000 acre refuge of open water and wetlands which hosts millions of migratory birds each year. The refuge was opened in 1928 on the Bear River Delta which flows into the Great Salt Lake.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a washerman, Anglo-Norman French laver (an agent derivative of Old French laver ‘to wash’, Latin lavare). 2. habitational name from High, Little or Magdalen Laver in Essex, named from Old English lagu ‘flood’, ‘water’ + fær ‘passage’, ‘crossing’. 3. topographic name for someone living where bulrushes or irises grew, Old English lǣfer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Jeanne Lavor in household of Charles Archie Lavor, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alice Jeanne Laver in household of Elzada Mary Petersen Laver, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alice Jeanne Laver in household of Elzada Mary Petersen Laver, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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