Leonard Grant Beckstrand

Brief Life History of Leonard Grant

When Leonard Grant Beckstrand was born on 2 March 1906, in Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Nels Peter Conrad Beckstrand, was 39 and his mother, Ida Lovisa Anderson, was 36. He married Mary Burdette Harker on 27 October 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States for about 1 years and Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1998. He died on 26 May 1989, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Leonard Grant Beckstrand
Mary Burdette Harker
Marriage: 27 October 1933
Christine H Beckstrand

Sources (42)

  • Leonard G Beckstrand, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leonard Grant Beckstrand, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Leonard Grant Beckstrand, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

Swedish: variant, mostly Americanized, of Bäckstrand, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + strand ‘shore’.

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

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The Story of My Life by Leonard Grant Beckstrand I graduated from Shelley public school in 1920 and from Shelley High School in 1924. In 1929 I graduated from Ricks College from the Art and Scienc …

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