Thelma Zada Huish

27 April 1903–16 May 1985 (Age 82)
Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Thelma Zada

When Thelma Zada Huish was born on 27 April 1903, in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico, her father, James William Huish Jr, was 42 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Fillmore, was 41. She married Merrill James Eldredge on 16 March 1923. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and San Francisco, California, United States in 1930. She died on 16 May 1985, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hubert Arnold Sands
Thelma Zada Huish
Marriage: 20 June 1936
Marta Jan Sands

Spouse and Children

20 June 1936


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 6

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (also common in South Wales): habitational name from any of the places so called in Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire, named with Old English hīwisc, a measure of land considered sufficient to support a household.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thelma Zada Eldridge Huish Sands in household of Hubert Arnold Sands, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thelma Z Huish in household of James W Huish, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma H Eldridge in household of Merrill J Eldridge, "United States Census, 1930"

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