David Betts Broadhead

17 February 1857–18 October 1930 (Age 73)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of David Betts

When David Betts Broadhead was born on 17 February 1857, in Juab, Utah, United States, his father, David Broadhead, was 27 and his mother, Harriet Betts, was 25. He married Margaret Melvina Perry on 26 January 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 18 October 1930, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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David Betts Broadhead
Margaret Melvina Perry
Marriage: 26 January 1910

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1910Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 3
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a broad headland, from Middle English brod ‘wide, broad’ (Old English brād) + Middle English heved, hed ‘head, headland’ (Old English hēafod).English: nickname from northern Middle English brad + hed, heved ‘broad head’ (Old English brād + hēafod).Americanized form of German Breithaupt or any of the cognates in other languages.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • David Broadhead in household of D Broadhead, "United States Census, 1880"
    • David B. Broadhead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • David Betts Broadhead, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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