Bernice Syrett

6 February 1915–28 October 1995 (Age 80)
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Syrett was born on 6 February 1915, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, her father, Jesse Calvin Syrett, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Anderson, was 23. She married Clarence Roland Ellingson on 11 August 1936, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Burch Creek Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1995, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Roland Ellingson
1912–2001
Bernice Syrett
1915–1995
Marriage: 11 August 1936
Jesse Roland Ellingson
1937–2019
Jesse Roland Ellingson
Hugh Berg Ellingson
1939–1993
Mary Ellen Ellingson
1942–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1936
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 6

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English male personal name Syred, Old English Sigerǣd, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + rǣd ‘counsel’. 2. from the Middle English female personal name Sigerith, Old Norse Sigríðr, a contraction of Sigfríðr, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + fríðr ‘lovely’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernice Syrett Ellingson in household of Clarence Roland Ellingson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Syrett Ellingson in household of C Roland Ellingson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Syrett Ellingson in household of Clarence Roland Ellingson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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