Cloyde Holt Beckstead

6 November 1914–9 April 1994 (Age 79)
South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Cloyde Holt

When Cloyde Holt Beckstead was born on 6 November 1914, in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Byram Henry Beckstead, was 44 and his mother, Annie Jane Holt, was 44. He married Rhea Elizabeth Stolworthy on 7 November 1938, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 4 Fruitland, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1940 and Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1995. He died on 9 April 1994, in Kirtland, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cloyde Holt Beckstead
Rhea Elizabeth Stolworthy
Marriage: 7 November 1938
Cloyde Bruce Beckstead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1938Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument
    Age 1
    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 21
    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

    Americanized form of North German Beckstedde or Beckstedt: topographic name from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.

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

    Story Highlight

    Life Story of Cloyde Holt Beckstead - Childhood and Youth

    The earliest recollection I have of my childhood is of a big horse named Billy. I rode him around in the yard. I also remember riding around the farm in the farm wagon which was pulled by a team of h …

    Sources (20)

    • Beckstead, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Lloyd Holt Beckstead in household of Byrum Henry Beckstead, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Cloyde Holt Beckstead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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