Gilbert Leah

20 November 1883–
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Gilbert

When Gilbert Leah was born on 20 November 1883, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Gomer William Phillips, was 17 and his mother, Maria Elizabeth Leah, was 17. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1920.

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Gomer William Phillips
Maria Elizabeth Leah
Gilbert Leah
Ruth Ann Phillips
Alta May Phillips
William Jacob Phillips
Earl Stanley Phillips
Ernest Leah Phillips
Glen Wager Phillips
Jessie Marie PHILLIPS
Gomer Theodore Phillips
Louis Fredrick Phillips
Thomas Arnold Phillips

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 15

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

Age 31

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gilbert Leah in household of Elenor Bilby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gilbert Leah in household of C Kailes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilbert C Leah, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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