Gwendolyn Werrett

6 September 1901–17 April 1965 (Age 63)
Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Gwendolyn

When Gwendolyn Werrett was born on 6 September 1901, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William Thomas Werrett Sr, was 38 and her mother, Mary Williams, was 36. She married Earl Clinton Okelberry Sr on 21 April 1920, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 April 1965, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Clinton Okelberry Sr
1895–1986
Gwendolyn Werrett
1901–1965
Marriage: 21 April 1920
Earl Clinton Okelberry Jr
1921–2001
Mary Elaine Okelberry
1923–1924
William Norman Okelberry
1925–1996
Lily Gwendolyn Okelberry
1927–2007
Ruth Lucile Okelberry
1934–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1920
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Werrett Sr

    Male1863–1932Male

    Female1864–1949Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Nebo Stake Tabernacle Is Dedicated

Age 6

The Nebo Stake Tabernacle was dedicated in November 1907 by President Joseph F. Smith. The Nebo Stake Tabernacle replaced the Payson Tabernacle which burned in 1904. The building had a beautiful arched interior ceiling and light flooded the room through its many windows.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: see Wherrett .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Families Are Forever

#MeetMyGrandma Okelberry. She taught me how to deal with hard things. We all grew up knowing “Little Mary.” Grandma would show us Mary’s picture as she stood by a little buggy. We would see her ey …

Sources (3)

  • Gwendolyn Werrett Okelberry in household of Earl Clinton Okelberry, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gwen Werrett Okelberry in household of Earl Clinton Okelberry, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gwenolyn Werrett Okelberry in household of Earl Clinton Okelberry, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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