Sylvia Iris or (Jane) Bellamy

19 August 1921–31 July 2001 (Age 80)
Branston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sylvia Iris or (Jane)

When Sylvia Iris or (Jane) Bellamy was born on 19 August 1921, in Branston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Stuart Bellamy, was 29 and her mother, Ivy Hildred Grasse, was 30. She married Craig Walker Scanland on 27 February 1965, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. She died on 31 July 2001, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Craig Walker Scanland
Sylvia Iris or (Jane) Bellamy
Marriage: 27 February 1965

Spouse and Children

27 February 1965
Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Stuart Bellamy


    Ivy Hildred Grasse




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 2

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin), French: literal or ironic nickname meaning ‘fine friend’, from French beau ‘fair’, ‘handsome’ (bel before a vowel) + ami ‘friend’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sylvia Iris Bellamy, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • Dr Sylvia Or Jane Bellamy Scandland Phd, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Sylvia Jane Bellamy in entry for Craig Walker Scanland, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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