Beryle Marie Glasson

3 December 1918–about January 2000 (Age 81)
Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States

The Life of Beryle Marie

When Beryle Marie Glasson was born on 3 December 1918, in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States, her father, William Henry Glasson, was 34 and her mother, Emma Elizabeth Craig, was 36. She married Lewis Hemmert on 28 August 1936, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died about January 2000, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 81.

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Lewis Hemmert
Beryle Marie Glasson
Marriage: 28 August 1936
Lewis William Hemmert
Larry James Hemmert
John Hemmert

Spouse and Children

28 August 1936
Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Seattle General Strike

Age 1

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 22

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Cornish origin): metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower.2 Scottish: reduced form of McGlasson .3 French and Swiss French: from a diminutive of glace ‘ice’, hence a nickname for a cold person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Burel M Glasson in household of William H Glasson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beryl M Glasson in household of William H Glasson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beryl Hemmert in household of Lewis Hemmert, "United States Census, 1940"

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