Afton Udy

26 October 1920–28 February 2014 (Age 93)
Riverside, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Afton

When Afton Udy was born on 26 October 1920, in Riverside, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Horace Udy, was 27 and her mother, Ella Pett, was 29. She married Murray Milton Moss on 20 May 1942, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. She lived in Ogden City Legislative District 2, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2014. She died on 28 February 2014, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Riverside, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Murray Milton Moss
1913–2005
Afton Udy
1920–2014
Marriage: 20 May 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1942
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

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 3

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): unexplained.

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

Story Highlight

A Grandson's Memories

My Grandma Moss was from a pioneer heritage. She was raised in Riverside Utah, and was a farm girl. Grandma was always the sweetest lady I ever new. She never got mad (except at Grandpa when he was …

Sources (3)

  • Afton Udy in household of Horace Udy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Afton Udy in household of Horace Udy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Afton Udy Moss in household of Murray Milton Moss, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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