William Robert Lenfestey

27 June 1903–3 January 1978 (Age 74)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of William Robert

When William Robert Lenfestey was born on 27 June 1903, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, William Gray Lenfestey, was 37 and his mother, Clara Louise Crosby, was 33. He married Rosy Beauton Kropf on 16 November 1929, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Eden Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1978, at the age of 74, and was buried in South Jordan Cemetery, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Robert Lenfestey
Rosy Beauton Kropf
Marriage: 16 November 1929
William Robert Lenfestey Jr

Spouse and Children

16 November 1929
Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States


    William Robert Lenfestey Jr


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

French (Channel Islands): nickname from Norman French enveisié ‘playful’, ‘merry’ ( see Veazey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Lenfestry in household of William G Lenfestry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William R Lenfestey in household of William F Lenfestey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William R Lenfesley, "United States Census, 1930"

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