Gladys LaVerne Williams

21 April 1900–12 April 1977 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys LaVerne

When Gladys LaVerne Williams was born on 21 April 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Emery Williams, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Addie Quigley, was 30. She married Albert Mead Belnap on 7 April 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sterling, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Moreland Election Precinct, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1977, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Moreland, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Mead Belnap
Gladys LaVerne Williams
Marriage: 7 April 1927
Joseph Oliver Belnap
Emery Mead Belnap
Marilyn Belnap
Adelyn Belnap

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1927Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 2
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (55)

    • Williams, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Gladys Williams Belnap in household of Albert Mead Belnap, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Gladys Williams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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