Glena Adeline Bradshaw

Brief Life History of Glena Adeline

When Glena Adeline Bradshaw was born on 22 January 1923, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, her father, Thomas James Judson Bradshaw, was 36 and her mother, Ethel Leotha Wade, was 26. She married Lieutenant Odus Elmer Cobb on 8 August 1942, in Enoch, Upshur, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 20 February 2002, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Dannell George Cottrell
Glena Adeline Bradshaw
Marriage: 19 November 1948
Alvin Thomas Cottrell

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  • Glena Adeline Bradshaw in household of Thomas J. J. Bradshaw, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • 1923 Texas Birth of Glena Adeline Bradshaw daughter of Thomas James Judson Bradshaw & Ethel Leotha Wade, "Texas Birth Index"
  • 1942 Texas Marriage of Odus Elmer Cobb & Glena Adeline Bradshaw, "Texas, Select County Marriage Records"

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1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils

The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Bradshaw in Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.

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

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