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Joseph Edgar Francom

Male 1899 - 1935  (35 years)


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  • Name Joseph Edgar Francom 
    Born 10 Oct 1899  Levan, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jul 1935  Victorville, San Bernardino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 3 Jul 1935  Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, San Bernardino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Born 10 Oct 1899 in Levan, Juab, Utah. Second child in a family of 10 children. Moved with family 28 May 1902 to Midway, Wasatch, Utah. In May 1906, family moved to Elwood, Box Elder, Utah.

      Baptized 10 Oct 1907 in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah by his father, Joseph W. Francom. Attended school in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah. Ordained a deacon 15 Jan 1912 by Elias Anderson. Ordained a teacher 22 Feb 1919 and an elder (16 Feb 1919)??? by father, Joseph W. Francom. Fulfilled a mission to New Zealand 1919/1921.

      Moved to California and began working for a trucking company as a driver. Married Leah Cora Bell Webb 1 Jul 1927 in Reseda, Los Angeles, California. On marriage license occupation listed as bookeeper in automobile industry. Father of four children: Val, Ray, Gail and Gary.

      Died 1 Jul 1936 in an auto/truck accident in Victorville, San Bernardino, California, at age 35. Address at time of death: 714 East E Street, Ontario, San Bernardino, California. Buried in Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, San Bernardino, California. Location of grave: Section T, Lot 75, Grave 4.
    Person ID I124  Pioneer Ancestry
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 

    Father Joseph William Francom,   b. 7 Oct 1869, Payson, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1947, St. George, Washington, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Cole,   b. 17 Feb 1871, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1968, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1895  Manti, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet

    Family Leah Cora Bell Webb,   b. 25 Apr 1908, Central, Graham, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1982, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1927  Reseda, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), (1) LEVAN [FHL Film F Utah L-23]; (2) ELWOOD [FHL Film 0025634, 438].
      Viewed by D. Cornia

    2. [S10] Death Certificate, State of California #35-041865, Filed 3 Jul 1935.
      Copy obtained 12 May 1999 by D. Cornia. Inquest held. Crushed head and chest.

    3. [S15] Cemetery Record, Bell View Memorial Park Cemetery Records, Ontario, San Bernardina, California, 3 Jul 1935.
      Info obtained 23 Jun 1999 by D. Cornia

    4. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), FHL Film Utah N 2 (Nephi Ward Records).

    5. [S14] Temple Record (L.D.S.), FH L Film 0170490 ( Manti Temple), pg 132, item 2369.
      Married by John D.S. McAllister. Witnesses: Ole Jensen and Samuel Ware.

    6. [S28] Marriage License, Utah, Juab County Marriage Licence.

    7. [S28] Marriage License, California, Los Angeles County, # 27-016662, 1 Jul 1927.
      Married by E. R. Paul, Minister of the Gospel. Witness: Emma L. Underwood. Copy of marriage license obtained by Donna Cornia 17 Nov 1999.