Reuel Willard Mickelsen

23 April 1904–3 June 1967 (Age 63)
Cache, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Reuel Willard

When Reuel Willard Mickelsen was born on 23 April 1904, in Cache, Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Henry Noah Mickelsen, was 25 and his mother, Sophia Chlotilda Hubbard, was 22. He married Mary Ellen Nave on 19 December 1923, in Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Moore, Butte, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Coltman, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 3 June 1967, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Iona, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuel Willard Mickelsen
Josephine Arveta Andrus
Marriage: 22 October 1935
Reula Arveta Mickelsen
Reula Arveta Mickelsen

Spouse and Children

22 October 1935
Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States


    Reula Arveta Mickelsen


    Reula Arveta Mickelsen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Michel ( see Michael ).

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

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Story Highlight

Grandpa Mickelsen with his horse in Lost River

This photo was taken when he lived in Lost River, just North of Arco, Idaho. He rode Posse when he lived in Iona. He loved horses and rode in parades as well. I have one of his saddles and his posse b …

Sources (3)

  • Renel Willard Mickelsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Reuel Willard Mickelsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Reuel W Mickelson in household of Henry N Mickelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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