Ellen M. Gambling

Brief Life History of Ellen M.

When Ellen M. Gambling was born on 7 December 1878, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, her father, Thomas Gambling, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Theresa Powell, was 31. She married William Perkins on 8 October 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and Logan Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 21 May 1964, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Perkins
1876–1963
Ellen M. Gambling
1878–1964
Marriage: 8 October 1919

Sources (21)

  • Ellen G Perkins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen M Gambling - Government record: birth-name: Ellen M Gambling
  • Ellen Gambling, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · Logan Temple Dedication

On May 17, 1884, the Logan temple was dedicated by John Taylor. It was the only temple dedicated by him and was the second temple in Utah. The temple went under a major reconstruction project in 1976 to increase the capacity of the rooms inside and was rededicated in 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gamblin .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Ellen & Baby Charlotte Perkins

Ellen Gambling married William Perkins after the death of his 1st wife, Charlotte Law, 10 Apr 1919, to help him raise his new baby Charlotte and the other three children, Hilda, George Law, and Brough …

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