Helen Bankhead

23 January 1916–12 November 1994 (Age 78)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Bankhead was born on 23 January 1916, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Nathan Bankhead, was 30 and her mother, Henrietta Leggroan, was 20. She had at least 1 son with Clifford W Stewart. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2001. She died on 12 November 1994, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Clifford W Stewart
Helen Bankhead
David Alan Stewart

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Murray City Cemetery

Age 1

The cemetery was purchased by the city from South Cottonwood Ward in August 1917 for the amount of $3,150.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Scottish and northern Irish: topographic name for someone who lived at the top or end of a bank or hill ( see Banks 1) or habitational name from a place with this origin. There are several minor places in Scotland so called, but the most likely source of the surname is one on the border between the parishes of Kilmarnock and Dreghorn in Ayrshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Bankhead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Bankhead in household of Nathan Bankhead, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Bankhead in household of Watkin Bankhead, "United States Census, 1920"

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