Retta Hincks

3 September 1898–25 April 1984 (Age 85)
Bedford, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Retta

When Retta Hincks was born on 3 September 1898, in Bedford, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, her father, Richard George Hincks, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Ann McCulloch, was 28. She married Frank W Irwin about 1918, in Wyoming, United States. She lived in Bedford, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910 and Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 25 April 1984, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Petersen Rasmussen Broby
Retta Hincks
Marriage: 29 November 1921
Verna Evelyn Broby
Dorothy Joyce Broby

Spouse and Children

29 November 1921
Cache, Utah, United States


    Verna Evelyn Broby



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)

Age 4

The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hinkson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ritta Hinks Broby in household of Frank P Broby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Retta Hinsks in household of Richard O Hinsks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Retta Broby in household of Frank Broby, "United States Census, 1930"

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