Seth Alven Van Leuven Sr.

Brief Life History of Seth Alven

When Seth Alven Van Leuven Sr. was born on 19 October 1889, in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Dunam Van Leuven, was 51 and his mother, Anna Hannah Larson Andersdotter, was 39. He married Mary Alvira Corbett on 4 April 1912, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nevada, United States in 1935 and Burns Election Precinct 1, Harney, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1963, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Alven Van Leuven Sr.
1889–1963
Mary Alvira Corbett
1895–1962
Marriage: 4 April 1912
Seth Alven Van Leuven
1912–1978
Jane Van Leuvan
Karen Van Leuvan
Nancy Van Leuvan
Lewis Vanleuven Sr
1918–1995
Kenneth Van Leuven
1919–1972
Dean Van Leuven
1921–1972
Lynn Pulver Van Leuven
1922–1929

Sources (36)

  • Seth A Van Luvan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • S A Vansenven, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Seth Alven Van Leuven, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

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.

1907 · Nebo Stake Tabernacle Is Dedicated

The Nebo Stake Tabernacle was dedicated in November 1907 by President Joseph F. Smith. The Nebo Stake Tabernacle replaced the Payson Tabernacle which burned in 1904. The building had a beautiful arched interior ceiling and light flooded the room through its many windows.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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