Heber Keith Holbrook

24 August 1897–12 December 1979 (Age 82)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Heber Keith

When Heber Keith Holbrook was born on 24 August 1897, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Heber Angell Holbrook, was 30 and his mother, Martha Emma Sweeten, was 27. He married Geneve Kohler on 26 January 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1979, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Keith Holbrook
1897–1979
Geneve Kohler
1899–1978
Marriage: 26 January 1921
Douglas Kohler Holbrook
1922–1994
Garth Keith Holbrook
1923–2004
Neil Kohler Holbrook
1925–2013
Frederick Kohler Holbrook
1926–2015
LeGrand Kohler Holbrook
1929–2017

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1921Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1899
    Age 2
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + brōc ‘brook, stream’, such as Holbrook (Derbyshire, Dorset, Suffolk) and Howbrook in Wortley (Yorkshire).Americanized form of North German Halbrock (or some like-sounding surname), a cognate of 1 above.History: This name was first taken to America by the brothers Thomas and John Holbrook, who emigrated to MA in the 17th century; their line can be traced back to Dundry, Somerset, England, in the first half of the 16th century. Other English bearers who started early lines of descent in the New World are Joseph Ho(u)lbrook of Warrington, Lancashire, who emigrated to MD as an indentured servant in the later 17th century; Randolph Holbrook, who was in VA in the 1720s but later returned to Nantwich, Cheshire; and Rev. John Holbrook, who emigrated from Handbury, Staffordshire, to NJ c. 1723.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Holbrooks
    Haulbrook
    Halbrooks
    Halbrook

    Sources (30)

    • Heber Keith Holbrook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Heber H Holbrook, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Keith Holbrook in entry for Neil Kohler Holbrook, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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