Anna Gurr

1 August 1918–3 November 2001 (Age 83)
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Gurr was born on 1 August 1918, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, her father, Peter Hansen Gurr, was 37 and her mother, Grace Oliphant, was 36. She married James Murray Rawson on 26 March 1943, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. She died on 3 November 2001, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Murray Rawson
Anna Gurr
Marriage: 26 March 1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1943St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 3
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    Age 23
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    German: derisive nickname for a useless person or a wicked woman, from Middle High German gurre ‘bad mare’.English (Kent and Middlesex): variant of Gower or Gore .

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

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    Story Highlight

    "Mother" by Golda Gurr Guymon

    Creativity, thou word of diverse identities, how completely it embodies Motherhood. As the late Matthew Cowley has so beautifully expressed: “Mothers are co-partners with God, in that they are endowed …

    Sources (22)

    • Anna Gurr in household of Peter Hansen Gurr, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Annie Gurr in household of Peter Hansen Gurr, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Anna G Rawson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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