Thelma Hope

10 December 1918–19 October 2002 (Age 83)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Thelma

When Thelma Hope was born on 10 December 1918, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Frederick Hope, was 29 and her mother, Myrtle Alvira Tippetts, was 27. She married Grover Marvin Litz on 17 April 1941, in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States. She lived in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Whittier Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 October 2002, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grover Marvin Litz
1916–1976
Thelma Hope
1918–2002
Marriage: 17 April 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1941
Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Zola Catherine Hope

    Female1911–2004Female

    Female1913–1916Female

    Female1918–2002Female

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Farr Better Ice Cream

Age 2

The Farr Better Ice Cream Shop started as an ice harvesting business and became the first ice plant in a five state area. In March 1929 the ice plant started making its first ice cream with the original three flavors. The ice cream shop is one of the oldest continually operating ice cream shops in America.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small, enclosed valley, Middle English hop(e), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Clwyd, Devon, Herefordshire, Kent, Sussex, and elsewhere. The surname is most common in Scotland and northern England, and it is also established in Ireland.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, so named from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Hope Litz in household of Grover Marvin Litz, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thelma Hope Litz in household of Grover Marvin Litz, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thelma Litz in household of Grover Marvin Litz, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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