Shirley Louise Hewitson

15 May 1930–27 February 2014 (Age 83)
Rockport, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Shirley Louise

When Shirley Louise Hewitson was born on 15 May 1930, in Rockport, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Mark Hewitson Jr, was 29 and her mother, Minnie Lavon Reed, was 24. She married Richard Guy Olpin on 8 September 1954, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 27 February 2014, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Guy Olpin
1931–2014
Shirley Louise Hewitson
1930–2014
Marriage: 8 September 1954
Donald K. Olpin
1966–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 September 1954
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1931

Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1938 · Murray Theater Opens

Age 8

Murray Theater opened on October 28, 1938, and was built by Tony Duvall. The opening shows were Alexander's Ragtime Band and Hawaiian Holiday. The white front of the theater was lit by fluorescent lighting with a red vertical sign. The theater also screened blockbuster Hollywood movies such as Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 22

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Cumbria) and Scottish: patronymic from Hewitt 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Shirley Louise Hewitson Olpin in household of Richard Guy Olpin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Shirley Louise Hewitson Olpin in household of Richard Guy Olpin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Shirley Louise Hewitson in household of Thomas Mark Hewitson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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