Elmo Reed Blackett

15 January 1902–12 May 1985 (Age 83)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Elmo Reed

When Elmo Reed Blackett was born on 15 January 1902, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Vlao Blackett, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Annie Smith, was 20. He married Mary Gladys Hair on 27 March 1927, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Springville Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Springville Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 1985, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmo Reed Blackett
1902–1985
Mary Gladys Hair
1905–1979
Marriage: 27 March 1927
Joann Blackett
1929–2020

Spouse and Children

    Male1902–1985Male

    Mary Gladys Hair

    Female1905–1979Female

MARRIAGE
27 March 1927
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Joann Blackett

    Female1929–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant

Age 2

The Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant was completed in 1904. Many poles and wires were installed to bring power into the town and its homes. The plant is still in operation today.
1927

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English:1. from a diminutive of Black . 2. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

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

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Story Highlight

Elmo Reed Blackett, Written By Mary Gladys Hair Blackett

My mother wrote the following in a Book of Remembrance Personal Record for my father . . . . “Elmo attended grade school including 4th grade at the Jefferson School and 5th and 6th at the Washingt …

Sources (3)

  • Elmo Reed Blackett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elmo Reed Blackett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elmo Reed Blackett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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