Gladys Viola McMurtrey

9 February 1913–13 December 1948 (Age 35)
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States

The Life of Gladys Viola

When Gladys Viola McMurtrey was born on 9 February 1913, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, her father, James Henry McMurtrey, was 36 and her mother, Louise Johnson, was 33. She married Rulon Matson Browning on 24 October 1932, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 13 December 1948, in St. Anthony, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rulon Matson Browning
Gladys Viola McMurtrey
Marriage: 24 October 1932
Rulon Keith Browning
Kerry Blaine Browning

Spouse and Children

24 October 1932
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 10

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McMurtry .

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

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Story Highlight

History of James Henry McMurtrey written by Annie Eliza McMurtrey November 1982

James Henry McMurtrey was born 9 October 1876 in Green Hill, Lauderdale, Alabama. He died 22 July 1947 in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho and was buried July 1947 in Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Idaho. …

Sources (3)

  • Gladis Viola McMurtrey in household of James Henry McMurtrey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Glydas Browning in household of Rubin M Browning, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys V Mcmurtrey in household of James H Mcmurtrey, "United States Census, 1930"

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