Evan Haslam Bankhead

19 August 1895–16 November 1972 (Age 77)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Evan Haslam

When Evan Haslam Bankhead was born on 19 August 1895, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Heber Kimball Bankhead, was 46 and his mother, Rachel Baugh Haslam, was 42. He married Sarah Pearl Murray Brenchley on 1 October 1924. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mount Sterling, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and World in 1950. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 16 November 1972, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan Haslam Bankhead
Sarah Pearl Murray Brenchley
Marriage: 1 October 1924
Jay Brenchley Bankhead
William Wayne Bankhead
Gerald Brenchley Bankhead
Marla Brenchley Bankhead

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  • Marriage
    1 October 1924
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · The Logan Temple Barn
    Age 1
    The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived at the top or end of a bank or hill (see Bank 5) or habitational name from a place with this origin. There are several minor places in Scotland so called, but the most likely source of the surname is one on the border between the parishes of Kilmarnock and Dreghorn in Ayrshire.

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

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    Sources (46)

    • Evin H Bankhead in household of Heber K Bankhead, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Evan Haslam Bankhead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Evan H Bankhead in entry for Jay Brenchley Bankhead, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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