Zilpha Jewell Aldrich

30 October 1920–26 November 2014 (Age 94)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Zilpha Jewell

When Zilpha Jewell Aldrich was born on 30 October 1920, in Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Ancil Guy Aldrich, was 26 and her mother, Effie Jewel Russell, was 21. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Compton, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 November 2014, in Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 17

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Ailric, Alrich, Aldrich, etc. (Many different forms are recorded.) It represents the coalescence of at least two Old English personal names, Ælfrīc ‘elf ruler’ and Æðelrīc ‘noble ruler’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zilpha J Nelson in household of Richard E Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zilpha J Aldrich in household of Ancil G Aldrich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zilpha Jewel Aldrich, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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