Edward Thomas Gambles

27 August 1912–16 April 1999 (Age 86)
Swan Lake, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Thomas

When Edward Thomas Gambles was born on 27 August 1912, in Swan Lake, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, William Dixon Gambles, was 44 and his mother, Louisa Nellie Croshaw, was 41. He married Delta P. Olson on 15 December 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 16 April 1999, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Thomas Gambles
Delta P. Olson
Marriage: 15 December 1937
De Ann Gambles
Edward Kirk Gambles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1937Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex
    Age 2
    The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 23
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): variant of Gamble , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Edward Thomas Gambles in household of William Gambles, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edward Thomas Gambles, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Edward Thomas Gambles, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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