Wilford Belliston

Brief Life History of Wilford

When Wilford Belliston was born on 18 August 1878, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Belliston, was 32 and his mother, Sophia Bardsley, was 30. He married Lucy Maud Warr on 7 March 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 7 June 1962, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Belliston
1878–1962
Winifred Dorothy Warr
1885–1983
Marriage: 21 February 1912
Donna Maud Belliston
1915–2018
Byron Wilford Belliston
1921–2001
Dorothy Belliston
1928–1984

Sources (54)

  • Wilford Belliston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wilford Belliston, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Wilford Belliston, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Belliston in Fife.

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

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A 110 year old trophy given to "Thos Belliston & Sons" by the National Irrigation Congress. Here's the entire text of the trophy: …

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