Elva Siefke

2 January 1908–26 February 1978 (Age 70)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Elva

When Elva Siefke was born on 2 January 1908, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George Siefke, was 37 and her mother, Mary Mariah Stout, was 32. She married Edward D Sutherland on 10 October 1925, in White Pine, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 February 1978, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Redwood Memorial Estates, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Martin Wright
Elva Siefke
Marriage: 20 January 1928
Edward Martin Sutherland
Francis Leora Wright
Ronald Kelvin Wright

Spouse and Children

20 January 1928
Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

Age 1

The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Siefert ( see Siegfried ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elva Wright in household of Martin Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elva Bishop in household of George Bishop, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Siefke, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"

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