Emma Elizabeth Reid

4 February 1904–10 July 1995 (Age 91)
Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States

The Life of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth Reid was born on 4 February 1904, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, her father, Thomas Andrew Reid, was 34 and her mother, Sorina Nelsena Miller, was 24. She married William Edwin Enget on 29 December 1928, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and St. Anthony Election Precinct 3, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 10 July 1995, in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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William Edwin Enget
Emma Elizabeth Reid
Marriage: 29 December 1928
William Reid Enget

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29 December 1928
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


    William Reid Enget


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 5

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1928 · Marathon Dances at the El Monte Springs Resort

Age 24

After the Ogden Canyon Resort burned down in 1927, Entrepreneur A.V. Smith bought the land and rebuilt the resort in brick. Naming it El Monte Springs, the resort featured a large swimming pool and a grand ballroom where dances were held until it shut its doors in 1932. The resort is still open but is a gift shop and restaurant under the name Rainbow Gardens.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Engel in household of William E Engel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Reid in household of Thomas A Reid, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma E Reid in household of Thomas A Reid, "United States Census, 1910"

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