Gladys Backlund

Female9 February 1922–25 November 2007

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Backlund was born on 9 February 1922, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, her father, Daniel Severus Backlund, was 39 and her mother, Elena Nelson, was 38. She married Robert Allan Scott on 18 September 1944, in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Riverdale Election Precinct, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 2007, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in New Sweden Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

Photos and Memories (2)

Do you know Gladys? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Allan Scott
Gladys Backlund
Marriage: 18 September 1944
Larry Allan Scott

Sources (41)

  • Gladys Scott, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gladys Backlund, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Gladys Scott, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1944Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 1

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 1

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 23

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Sven, Anders, Evald, Jan Erik, Nils.


    ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + lund ‘grove’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.