Joseph Garfield Bastow

14 August 1892–27 November 1960 (Age 68)
Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Garfield

When Joseph Garfield Bastow was born on 14 August 1892, in Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Bastow Jr., was 38 and his mother, Dorthea Christena Christensen, was 28. He married Irene Ricks on 1 May 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 27 November 1960, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Garfield Bastow
Irene Ricks
Marriage: 1 May 1918
Joseph Garfield Bastow Jr
Wendell Ricks Bastow
Paul Gordon Bastow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1918Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · The Logan Temple Barn
    Age 4
    The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 18
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Barstow .

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

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    Joseph G Bastow obit

    Heart Attack Kills Former Port Official Joseph G. Bastow, 68, who retired in 1959 after 33 years with the Port of Oakland, died yesterday of a heart attack. Mr. Bestow, of 17 Dulwich Road, left the …

    Sources (32)

    • Joseph Garfield Bastow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph G. Bastow, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • J G Bastow in entry for Paul Gordon Bastow, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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