Maude Iretta Wells

15 October 1888–27 June 1974 (Age 85)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Maude Iretta

When Maude Iretta Wells was born on 15 October 1888, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Carson Fordham Wells Sr., was 34 and her mother, Sarah Renshaw, was 30. She married William Tracy Gidney on 8 June 1908, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 27 June 1974, in South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Tracy Gidney
1887–1925
Maude Iretta Wells
1888–1974
Marriage: 8 June 1908
Stacy Gidney
1910–1910
Tracy Gidney
1910–1910
Ruth Iretta Gidney
1918–2005
Irene Naomi Gidney
1922–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1908
Box Elder, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Tabernacle Caught on Fire

Age 8

On February 9, 1896, the Tabernacle caught on fire and burned. It was rebuilt in and dedicated in 1897 by George Q. Cannon.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maud I Gidney in household of William Tracy Gidney, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Maud Wells Gidney, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Maude Ireta Wells Gidney, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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