Heber Leon Mortensen

28 June 1935–20 August 2010 (Age 75)
Emery, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Heber Leon

When Heber Leon Mortensen was born on 28 June 1935, in Emery, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Heber J. Grant Mortensen, was 38 and his mother, Maude May Holt, was 35. He died on 20 August 2010, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber J. Grant Mortensen
1897–1953
Maude May Holt
1899–1998
Cleona Mortensen
1918–1920
DeVon Mortensen
1920–1998
Donetta Mortensen
1922–2010
Lyle Grant Mortensen
1924–1996
Halley J Mortensen
1926–1987
Walter Grant Mortensen
1929–2020
Elzo Gay Mortensen
1932–2021
Tommy Lou Mortensen
1934–2009
Heber Leon Mortensen
1935–2010
LaRena Mortensen
1936–2013
George Holt Mortensen
1938–2005

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World Events (8)

1936 · Sanpete County Courthouse

Age 1

Sanpete County Courthouse is built of the same oolite stone as the Manti Tabernacle and Temple. When it was built the stones were cut in larger blocks and finished with a smooth surface. The stone monument on the NE corner of the lot marks a corner of one of the forts that was built in the city to protect the pioneers from marauding Indians.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Heber Lian Mortensen in household of Maude May Mortensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Heber Leon Mortensen in household of Maude May Holt Mortensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Heber Leon Mortensen in household of Maude May Holt Mortensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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