Edmund Lee Barraclough

5 June 1918–11 July 2002 (Age 84)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Edmund Lee

When Edmund Lee Barraclough was born on 5 June 1918, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Edmund Steele Barraclough, was 26 and his mother, Ida Mae Lee, was 24. He married Mary Elizabeth Yirka on 17 November 1943, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States. He lived in Tooele, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1 Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 July 2002, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.

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Edmund Lee Barraclough
Mary Elizabeth Yirka
Marriage: 17 November 1943

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17 November 1943
Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 5

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 22

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from Barrowclough near Halifax in West Yorkshire, named with Old English bearu ‘grove’ + clōh ‘ravine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edmund Lee Barraclough in household of Edmund Steel Barraclough, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edmund L Barraclough in household of Edmund S Barraclough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edmund L Barraclough in household of E S Barraclough, "United States Census, 1940"

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