6 June 1904–8 January 1981 (Age 76)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
When Gertrude Ellen Brereton was born on 6 June 1904, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Richard Eugene Brereton, was 24 and her mother, Amalia Olsen, was 23. She married Howard Damon Smith on 14 April 1922, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Springville Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1950. She died on 8 January 1981, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
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