Yolanda Jean Gundersen

27 April 1935–21 November 2013 (Age 78)
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

The Life of Yolanda Jean

When Yolanda Jean Gundersen was born on 27 April 1935, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, her father, Earl Gundersen, was 25 and her mother, Esther Spencer, was 19. She married Ivan Jesse Farnworth on 17 August 1952, in Canyon, Idaho, United States. She lived in Kuna Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 21 November 2013, in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78.

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Ivan Jesse Farnworth
Yolanda Jean Gundersen
Marriage: 17 August 1952

Spouse and Children

17 August 1952
Canyon, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 21

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from an Old Norse personal name, Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Yolanda Gundersen in household of Earl Gundersen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Yolanda Gundersen, "Idaho, Marriage Index, 1947-1961"

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