Loren Richard Dunkley

6 September 1884–2 December 1965 (Age 81)
Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Loren Richard

When Loren Richard Dunkley was born on 6 September 1884, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Dunkley, was 60 and his mother, Margaret Wright, was 33. He married Viola Pratt on 24 December 1919, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Whitney, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1963. He died on 2 December 1965, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Whitney Cemetery, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Loren Richard Dunkley
Viola Pratt
Marriage: 24 December 1919
LRa Vallene Dunkley
Richard Pratt Dunkley
Dayle Walker Dunkley
K Wright Dunkley
Blythe Dunkley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1919Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 12
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 22
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English:(Northamptonshire): habitational name from Dinckley in Lancashire, recorded as Dunkythele in 1246 and Dinkedeley in 1258, probably arising from an old British name, composed of elements meaning ‘fort’ + ‘wood’, with the addition of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.in the South Midlands perhaps a variant of Dingley .

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

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    Loren R Dunkley

    Grandpa was a hard working farmer who didn't appreciate his upstart of a nephew Ezra Taft Benson telling him how to plant his fields. When he got off his mission to Turkey he went to stay with his ol …

    Sources (34)

    • Loren Richard Dunkley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Loren Richard Dunkley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Lorin Dunkley in entry for Richard Pratt Dunkley, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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