Samuel Trimnell Gillard

Male7 September 1881–17 March 1954

Brief Life History of Samuel Trimnell

When Samuel Trimnell Gillard was born on 7 September 1881, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Gillard, was 42 and his mother, Ellen Trimnell, was 38. He married Ellen Madeline Soulier on 4 February 1914, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 4, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 17 March 1954, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Green Cemetery, Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Trimnell Gillard
Ellen Madeline Soulier
Marriage: 4 February 1914
Virgil Roy Gillard
Lyall Margaret Gillard

Sources (16)

  • Saml Gillard in entry for Virgil Roy Gillard, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Sam Gillard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sam Gillard in entry for Virgil Roy Gillard and LaRee Minnie Symes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1914Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1896 · Utah Becomes a State

    Age 15

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 20

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Gillard, Jillard, with initial soft g (/dʒ/), a borrowing of Old French Gillard, a pet form of Gille (see Giles and 4 below). Alternatively, from the Middle English personal name Gillard which, with a hard g (/g/), would be from Old French Guilard, corresponding to the Norman form Willard .

    English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gillett .

    English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gerard (Middle English Girard) with r/l substitution.

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

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