Elizabeth Hoge

15 December 1879–12 December 1971 (Age 91)
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hoge was born on 15 December 1879, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Walter Hoge, was 37 and her mother, Amelia Ann Smith, was 29. She married Roy Anson Welker on 7 June 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1971, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Anson Welker
Elizabeth Hoge
Marriage: 7 June 1906
Gareth Hoge Welker
Roi Hoge Welker
Maurine Elizabeth Welker
Ella Welker
Ruth Welker
Rhoda Mae Welker
Margaret Welker
Joyce Welker
Norma Elaine Welker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1906Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    1880 United States Federal Population Census; population 1,899
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 24
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Franz, Alfons, Erwin, Hermann, Otto, Reinhard, Reinhold.North German (Rhineland): nickname for a person of high status, from Middle Low German hoge ‘high’. Compare Hoch .German: shortened and altered form of the topographic name Hager . This is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Roy A. Welker--His Early Years.

    ROY A. WELKER—HIS EARLY YEARS From Roy Anson Welker & Elizabeth Hoge: THEIR HISTORY. In the southeast corner of the state of Idaho lies Bear Lake Valley, nestled in a circle of low-strung hills, …

    Sources (35)

    • Lizzie Hoge Welker in household of Roy A Welker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • E Hodge in entry for Arlin Rich Pugmire and Ruth Welker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Elizabeth in entry for Norma W Ries, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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