Bertrand Alonzo Childs

10 August 1907–31 October 1999 (Age 92)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Bertrand Alonzo

When Bertrand Alonzo Childs was born on 10 August 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Alonzo Childs, was 27 and his mother, Alta Brown, was 23. He married Margaret Peel on 20 June 1934, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 31 October 1999, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Bertrand Alonzo Childs
Iris Margaret Schow
Marriage: 1 June 1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1959Utah, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 1
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    Age 24
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Child , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Memories of Alta and William from Their Son, Bertrand "Lon" Childs

    Alta nearly died at the birth of her son Lon, who was her first child and only son. Lon later wrote that her sacrifice made her very dear to him. He also wrote of his father's great example in his l …

    Sources (32)

    • Bertrana A Childs, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Bertrand Alonzo Child in household of William Alonzo Childs, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Bertrand Alonzo Childs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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