Gladys Louise Hesser

7 March 1907–7 January 2001 (Age 93)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Gladys Louise

When Gladys Louise Hesser was born on 7 March 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Claude H Hesser, was 33 and her mother, Daisy Edna Dorety, was 33. She married Louis Earl Burnham on 15 June 1930, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 7 January 2001, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Louis Earl Burnham
Gladys Louise Hesser
Marriage: 15 June 1930
Claudia Louise Burnham

Spouse and Children

15 June 1930
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 1

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German hessen ‘to hound’. 2. regional name for a person from Hesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Louise Hesser Burnham in household of Louis Earl Burnham, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gladys Hesser in household of Claude H Hesser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Hesser in household of Claude Hesser, "United States Census, 1920"

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