Julia Eva Despain

6 June 1899–9 February 1988 (Age 88)
Granite, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Julia Eva

When Julia Eva Despain was born on 6 June 1899, in Granite, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Robert Henry Despain, was 23 and her mother, Julia Thomas, was 23. She married Paul Silas Emmett on 8 February 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Election District 13 Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1988, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lovell Cemetery, Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Silas Emmett
Julia Eva Despain
Marriage: 8 February 1927
Elwood Despain Emmett
Norald Silas Emmett
Nina J Emmett
Bernice Emmett
Myrna Roween Emmett

Spouse and Children

8 February 1927
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Elwood Despain Emmett


    Norald Silas Emmett



    Bernice Emmett


    Myrna Roween Emmett


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 2

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Part translation of the French family name Despagne, ethnic name for a Spaniard, from d’Espagne ‘from Spain’.

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

Story Highlight

Life Events

1902- moved to Cowley, Wyoming -Attended Grade school through High School there. 1910- moved To Lovell, Wyoming . 1918- graduated from Big Horn Academy --attended University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY …

Sources (3)

  • Eva Emmett in household of Paul O Emmett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva D Emmett in household of Paul S Emmett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva Despain Emmett in household of Paul Silas Emmett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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