Alta Viola Gilbert

10 July 1905–16 January 1982 (Age 76)
Ammon, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Alta Viola

When Alta Viola Gilbert was born on 10 July 1905, in Ammon, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, Leandrew Jackson Gilbert, was 39 and her mother, Eliza Jane Farnsworth, was 33. She married Alfred Thomas Hill on 15 November 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1910 and Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 16 January 1982, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Alfred Thomas Hill
Alta Viola Gilbert
Marriage: 15 November 1922
Gilbert Alfred Hill
Douglas Wayne Hill
Melvin J Hill
Carol Hill
Donald Earl Hill

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 1
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · The Burro Mine
Age 2
The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
1926 · No More Street Cars
Age 21
On September 20, Utah Light & Traction Company discontinued its street car services for Davis County. It operated for 12 years and helped many people get from city to city without any problems. During the next month all streetcars were converted into a bus system to help people that couldn't afford their own vehicles.

Name Meaning

(1997: 41247;2007: 85126; 2010: 114940)English (of Norman origin), French, and German: from the personal name Giselbert, composed of the ancient Germanic elements gīsil ‘pledge, hostage, noble youth’ (see Giesel ) + berht ‘bright, famous’. This personal name enjoyed considerable popularity in England during the Middle Ages, partly as a result of the fame of Saint Gilbert of Sempringham (1085–1189), the founder of the only native English monastic order.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (21)

  • Alta Viola Gilbert in household of Eliza Jane Farnsworth Gilbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Alta Viola Gilbert, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Alta Viola Gilbert Hill in household of Alfred Thomas Hill, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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