Luther Norland Bagwell

Male20 February 1890–1987

Brief Life History of Luther Norland

When Luther Norland Bagwell was born on 20 February 1890, in Los Cerritos, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, William Henry Bagwell, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Zilley Lawrence, was 32. He married Mary Catherine Brothers on 25 December 1911, in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in World in 1935 and Election Precinct 10 Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died in 1987, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in New Manassa Cemetery, Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Norland Bagwell
Mary Catherine Brothers
Marriage: 25 December 1911
Afton Bagwell
Verla Bagwell
LaVere Norland Bagwell
Gordy Luther Bagwell
Thora Bagwell
Coral Bagwell

Sources (43)

  • Luther N Bagwell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Luther Bagwell, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Luther Norland Bagwell, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1911Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

    Age 4

    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    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.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 26

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon, Dorset, and Somerset): variant of Backwell, a habitational name from Backwell in Somerset, named with Old English bæc ‘ridge’ + wella ‘spring, stream’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Heading South to Taos by Fred J. Girard published in True West February 1982

    When we lived in Manassa, Colorado, a Mormon community, Dad had the idea that we might get some education since we had moved from a fanatically religious Catholic community (Capulin) to one with a com …

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