Moroni Lazenby

20 February 1921–22 October 2001 (Age 80)
Altonah, Duchesne, Utah, United States

The Life of Moroni

When Moroni Lazenby was born on 20 February 1921, in Altonah, Duchesne, Utah, United States, his father, John Thomas Lazenby II, was 44 and his mother, Rebecca Pearl Colby, was 30. He married Helen Leona Brown on 3 September 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Boise, Idaho, United States for about 7 years. He died on 22 October 2001, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dry Creek Cemetery, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moroni Lazenby
1921–2001
Helen Leona Brown
1926–1991
Marriage: 3 September 1944
Rebecca Marie Lazenby
1948–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 September 1944
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 2

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Lazenby in Redcar and Cleveland or Lazonby in Cumbria, both named in Old Norse as ‘freedman's farm’, or ‘Freedmen's farm’, from leysingi ‘freedman’ (also used as a nickname and personal name; see Leising ) + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Story Highlight

Going over to Grandpa's House

I remember going over to grandpa Lazenby's house quite often when I was younger. When we would go there he would always direct the conversation to the Temple. He used to say something like, "I would w …

Sources (3)

  • Moroni Lazenby in household of Pearl Colby Lazenby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Moroni Lazenby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Moroni Lazenby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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