Bessie Lundquist

25 April 1902–21 February 1966 (Age 63)
Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Bessie

When Bessie Lundquist was born on 25 April 1902, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, her father, Frederic Adrian Lundquist, was 43 and her mother, Martha Adeline Crosby, was 35. She married Robert Isaac Brockbank on 1 July 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1950. She died on 21 February 1966, in Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Isaac Brockbank
Bessie Lundquist
Marriage: 1 July 1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1940Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 4
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Sven, Alf, Gunhild, Gunnel, Holger, Lars, Maren, Sten, Thor.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lund‘grove’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist‘twig’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Robert Brockbank with Bessie Lundquist, his Second Wife and Mary Lundquist, his Third Wife

    Bessie Lundquist was born April 25, 1902 in Kanab, Utah. Her Father, Frederick Adrian Lundquist was born on March 4, 1859 in Nora City, Sweden. Her mother, Martha Adeline Crosby, was born on December …

    Sources (23)

    • Bessie Lundquist in household of Frederick Adrian Lundquist, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Bessie Lundquist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Bessie L Brockbank in entry for Robert Isaac Brockbank, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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