Genevieve Talbot

17 August 1909–31 July 2007 (Age 97)
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Genevieve

When Genevieve Talbot was born on 17 August 1909, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Henry James Talbot Jr, was 47 and her mother, Susannah Cherry, was 38. She married Theron Smith Swinyard on 30 January 1930, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1935 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 31 July 2007, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theron Smith Swinyard
Genevieve Talbot
Marriage: 30 January 1930
Cleve Theron Swinyard

Spouse and Children

    Theron Smith Swinyard



30 January 1930
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


    Cleve Theron Swinyard


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1910 · The Hermitage Resort

Age 1

The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

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

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Story Highlight

Autobiography of Genevieve Talbot (written at 76 years of age)

I was born on August 17, 1909 at Lewiston, Utah. I was the eighth child of Henry James Talbot and Susannah Cherry Talbot. I had three brothers and four sisters. My brothers’ names were Myrum, Arnel …

Sources (3)

  • Genevieve Talbet Swinyard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Genevieve Swinyard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernice Facer, "United States Census, 1940"

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