Fredrick Mansel Best

24 October 1897–17 May 1987 (Age 89)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Fredrick Mansel

When Fredrick Mansel Best was born on 24 October 1897, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Fredrick Conk Best, was 28 and his mother, Fanny Alberta Hanson, was 28. He married Vera SAVILLE on 27 June 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 17 May 1987, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick Mansel Best
1897–1987
Vera SAVILLE
1900–1981
Marriage: 27 June 1923
Clifton Mansel Best
1924–1938
Donna Agnes Best
1927–2018
Lavar Glen Best
1931–2021
Myron Gene Best
1935–
Stillborn Infant Baby Girl Best
1939–1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1923Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    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 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 2
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 26
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English best(e) (Old English betst) ‘best, finest (person)’.English, northern Irish, and French: nickname from Middle English best(e), Old French beste ‘beast, animal’ (especially those used for food or work), applied either as a metonymic occupational name for someone who looked after beasts, such as a herdsman, or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble an animal. Compare English Bester 1.English: from a Middle English adverbial expression of the Best, but the meaning is unknown.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bester
    Bestman

    Sources (29)

    • Unknown, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Frederick Mansel Best, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Fredrick Mansel Best, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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