Gervis Vincent Mansfield

2 April 1896–30 January 1971 (Age 74)
Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Gervis Vincent

When Gervis Vincent Mansfield was born on 2 April 1896, in Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Gervis George Mansfield, was 72 and his mother, Edith Evans Williams, was 30. He married Velma May Hamric on 3 September 1919, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 30 January 1971, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gervis Vincent Mansfield
1896–1971
Velma May Hamric
1898–1988
Marriage: 3 September 1919
Wiley Gervis Mansfield
1920–2011
Dean Floyd Mansfield
1924–2001
Grace Edith Mansfield
1925–2013
Gail Lamar Mansfield
1928–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 September 1919
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire. The early forms, from Domesday Book to the early 13th century, show the first element uniformly as Mam-, and it is therefore likely that this was a British hill-name meaning ‘breast’ ( compare Manchester ), with the later addition of Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ) as the second element. The surname is now widespread throughout Midland and southern England and is also common in Ireland.2 Irish: when not an importation of 1, this is an altered form of the Norman name Manville ( see Mandeville ).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld, a habitational name for someone from a place so called in Saxony.

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

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Story Highlight

A Family History of Gervis G. Mansfield and his Wives, Jane Slater, Jane Cromar, & Edith Williams

Written by Louise M. Jones, great-granddaughter, Dec 1994; Revised March 2019 Note! Footnotes were removed when this history was revised and added to FamilySearch. In addition to his wives, the histo …

Sources (3)

  • Gervis Vincent Mansfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Jarvis Vincint Mansfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gervis Vincent Mansfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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