Yuk Fun Frank Eng

Male25 October 1914–28 April 1986

Brief Life History of Yuk Fun Frank

When Yuk Fun Frank Eng was born on 25 October 1914, his father, Soon King Eng, was 19 and his mother, Kam Chui Lee, was 19. He married Shui Lin Lee in 1931. He died on 28 April 1986, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Yuk Fun Frank Eng
Shui Lin Lee
Marriage: 1931

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    World Events (8)

    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

    Age 1

    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

    1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

    Age 2

    The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.

    1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers

    Age 19

    Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Wai, Kwok, Wah, Wing, Chun, Gim, Hon, Fong, Hong, Lai, Ping, Shee.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’.

    Swedish: ornamental name from äng ‘meadow’, in some cases perhaps chosen as a topographic name by someone who lived by a meadow.

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

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