Nida May Lloyd

1915–2007 (Age 92)
Midview, Duchesne, Utah, United States

The Life of Nida May

When Nida May Lloyd was born on 26 March 1915, in Midview, Duchesne, Utah, United States, her father, William Monroe Lloyd, was 23 and her mother, Jessie Myrtle Hall, was 19. She married King Royal McNeal on 15 December 1936, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Rural, South Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and Venice Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 8 April 2007, in Anthony, Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States.

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Nida May Lloyd
King Royal McNeal
Marriage: 15 December 1936

Spouse & Children

15 December 1936
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 19

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1939 · Hill Air Force Base

Age 24

Named in honor of Major Ployer Peter Hill, Hill Field started as an ill-fated Air Mail experiment. Hoping to be located closer to the Salt Lake City area, the present-day site near Ogden was a clear favorite. In July 1939, Congress gave the green light for the establishment and construction of the Ogden Air Depot. Hill Field officially opened on 7 November 1940. Hill Field officially became Hill Air Force Base after World War II and continued to store and maintain warplanes during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Today the Air Force Base is still in service, but it also has an Aerospace Museum on site where many people visit each year to learn of its history in Northern Utah.

Name Meaning

Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. In Welsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, and it is likely that, when used with reference to younger men, llwyd denoted brown or mouse-colored hair.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Naida Mcneal in household of King Mcneal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nida Lloyd in household of William Lloyd Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nida Lloyd in household of Wm Lloyd Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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