Bertrand Wilson Foote

1 April 1898–18 September 1969 (Age 71)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life of Bertrand Wilson

When Bertrand Wilson Foote was born on 1 April 1898, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, George Washington Foote, was 31 and his mother, Celestia Jane Wilson, was 25. He married Virgil Merrill on 31 January 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 18 September 1969, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Gardena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Bertrand Wilson Foote
Virgil Merrill
Marriage: 31 January 1919
George Merrill Foote
Bertrand Wilson Foote Jr

Spouse and Children

31 January 1919
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 1

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset):1. nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fōt), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr. 2. topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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Story Highlight

Bertrand Wilson Foote

Grandfather was a hard working man. He always had a garden near their homes. He was stern, strict, yet fair. He played the trombone in a band. He was a good carpenter and auto mechanic. Later in l …

Sources (3)

  • Bertrant W. Foote, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bertrant W. Foote, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bertand Wilson Foote, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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