Marion Glen

26 May 1852–7 March 1938 (Age 85)
Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Marion

When Marion Glen was born on 26 May 1852, in Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Walter Marshall Glenn, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 20. She married John Crosby Bankhead on 1 December 1880, in Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 7 March 1938, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Leavitt, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Crosby Bankhead
Marion Glen
Marriage: 1 December 1880
John Henderson Bankhead
Nancy Elizabeth Bankhead
Marion Ellerslie Bankhead
Mabel Bankhead
Bertha Bankhead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1880Cass, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 7
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland): habitational name from Glen in Traquair (Peebleshire). The placename is derived from Gaelic gleann ‘glen, valley’.English: habitational name from a place so called in Leicestershire, so named from an Old English word glean ‘glen, valley’ (from Celtic glinn).Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

    Story Highlight


                Marion Glenn was born 26 May 1852 in Scotland to Walter Marshall and Elizabeth McIntosh Glenn.  In 1851 the Mormon missionaries came to their home preaching the restored gospel, and most m …

    Sources (11)

    • Marian Glenn in entry for Bertha Bankhead Kemp, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Mary Glen in household of Walter Glen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Marion Glen in household of Walter Glen, "United States Census, 1870"

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