Herbert Loyd Land

20 November 1906–30 March 1987 (Age 80)
Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States

The Life of Herbert Loyd

When Herbert Loyd Land was born on 20 November 1906, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States, his father, John C. Lands, was 23 and his mother, Alta Della Dale Holler, was 20. He married Brenice Edwards on 16 March 1928, in Bellmont, Bellmont Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Orion Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Hayes Township, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1987. He died on 30 March 1987, in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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Herbert Loyd Land
Brenice Edwards
Marriage: 16 March 1928
Alta May Land

Spouse and Children


    Brenice Edwards


16 March 1928
Bellmont, Bellmont Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States


    Alta May Land


Parents and Siblings

    John C. Lands


    Alta Della Dale Holler





    Martha Ellen Land


    Leona Irene Land


    Freda Marie Land


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name from Old English land, Middle High German lant, ‘land’, ‘territory’.This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest glade, Middle English, Old French la(u)nde, or a habitational name from Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in West Yorkshire, which are named with this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named, from Old Norse land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Land, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert L Lands in household of John Lands, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert L Land in household of John Land, "United States Census, 1930"

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