Thelma Elizabeth Gilbert

2 December 1922–1 December 2001 (Age 78)
Lyman, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of Thelma Elizabeth

When Thelma Elizabeth Gilbert was born on 2 December 1922, in Lyman, Madison, Idaho, United States, her father, William Thomas Gilbert, was 36 and her mother, Mary Pearl Galbraith, was 31. She married Chris Alfred Jensen about 1939, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. She lived in Pocatello Election Precinct 8, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States in 2001. She died on 1 December 2001, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Joseph Oberbroekling
1914–2005
Thelma Elizabeth Gilbert
1922–2001
Marriage: 29 December 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1947
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1924 · The Egyptian Theater is Constructed

Age 2

"After the Arlington Hotel burnt down in 1923, Harman and Louis Peery devised a plan to build a grand theater like the Grand Opera House but with moving pictures. It was constructed after the manner of other famous theaters that were Egyptian-themed. The first feature played there was a silent film titled, ""Wanderer of the Wasteland"" and was accompanied by the famous pipe organ named, ""The Mighty Wurlitzer"". In 1951 the theater was renovated so that more people would be able to enjoy the films shown there. The theater exists today but only as a community theater and performing arts house."
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin), French, and North German: from Giselbert, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements gīsil ‘pledge’, ‘hostage’, ‘noble youth’ ( see Giesel ) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. This personal name enjoyed considerable popularity in England during the Middle Ages, partly as a result of the fame of St. Gilbert of Sempringham ( 1085–1189 ), the founder of the only native English monastic order.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Elizabeth Gilbert in household of Thomas William Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thelma E. Gilbert in household of William Thomas Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thelma Elabeth Ann Gilbert in household of William Thomas Gilbert, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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