Nellie Leone Broadbent

22 January 1890–17 January 1940 (Age 49)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Nellie Leone

When Nellie Leone Broadbent was born on 22 January 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James William Broadbent, was 38 and her mother, Ellen Stevens, was 32. She married Paul Lester Devenport on 10 September 1919, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 17 January 1940, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Lester Devenport
1894–1953
Nellie Leone Broadbent
1890–1940
Marriage: 10 September 1919
Ellen Lucille Devenport
1921–2004
Paul Lester Devenport Jr
1923–2000
William Franklin Devenport
1926–2007
Ruth Leone Devenport
1929–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1919
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 6

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1904

Age 14

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brād ‘broad’ ( see Broad ) + beonet ‘bent grass’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Broadbent Devenport in household of Paul L Devenport, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Nellie Leone Broadbent Devenport in household of Paul Lester Devenport, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Nellie Broadbent Devenport in household of Paul Lester Devenport, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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