Margaret Gwendolyn Westerman

20 February 1905–21 December 1960 (Age 55)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Gwendolyn

When Margaret Gwendolyn Westerman was born on 20 February 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Walter Westerman, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Alice Tonge, was 29. She married Wallace Edward Clements on 1 September 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1935. She died on 21 December 1960, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Edward Clements
Margaret Gwendolyn Westerman
Marriage: 1 September 1920
Marjorie Gwendolyn Clements
William Phillip Clements

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1920Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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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.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 3
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    Age 15
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): from Middle English western, westrin ‘western’ + man ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a habitational name for one who had migrated from further west.Americanized form of German Westermann .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Westerman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Margaret Westerman Clements in household of Wallace Edwards Clements, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Margaret Westerman in entry for William Phillip Clements, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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