William Robert Lloyd

10 Feb 1884 - 24 Jan 1959

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10 Feb 1884 - 24 Jan 1959
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William Robert Lloyd, the oldest son of Michael Goheen and Susnna Delphine LeFevre, was born 10 Feb 1884 at Cleveland, Garfield County, Utah, A small community of ranch houses just seven miles north of Panguitch, Utah, Later the town was called Spry after Governor William Spry of that time, because
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William Robert Lloyd

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610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States
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William Robert Lloyd

Contributor: Chynna67 Created: 9 months ago Updated: 9 months ago

William Robert Lloyd, the oldest son of Michael Goheen and Susnna Delphine LeFevre, was born 10 Feb 1884 at Cleveland, Garfield County, Utah, A small community of ranch houses just seven miles north of Panguitch, Utah, Later the town was called Spry after Governor William Spry of that time, because of another town called Cleveland, A few small ranch houses still stand along the upper Sevier River. Robert only weighed three pounds and was said that he was put in a shoe box lined with cotton and set on the oven door, which served as the incubator of our time. In spite of being so small be grew into a strong healthy baby and child. The family moved to Panguitch in 1888 and lived in a two room log house. Robert's education was limited as was all other children's who attended in a one room school house. He began his schooling in Panguitch and then attended in Tropic schools, where his family moved in 1896. Tropic is a small town thirty miles southeast of Panguitch, The family lived on a ranch owned by his father and Uncle Thomas H. Cope. Here they lived in a one room log house The land was fanned together the first year and divided the second year. Robert was baptized in an irrigation ditch on the upper part of the town of Tropic, by Bishop A. J, Hansen. At a young age he would go with the sheep during the summer months to help with the family income. At age 17 he left Tropic in the spring of 1901, he left Tropic with his Father, and went to Idaho to look for work. They found work on one of the ranches at Gooding owned by Governor Gooding. He turned all money made over to his Father to help with the family expenses. He stayed on two months longer than his Father to earn a little more. He attended the Murdock Academy at Beaver, Utah. On 14 Aug 1905 Robert married Susa Ellen Jolley, with Thomas Houston of Panguitch officiating. Susa was the daughter of Henry Alpheus Jolley •and Mary Angeline Keele of Tropic. She was 16 and Robert was 21 years of age In 1906 Robert and Susa left Tropic, boarding the train at Marysvale, Utah for Gooding, Idaho. There they worked on the ranch for eight months. Robert worked hard, giving his all, and Susa helped in cooking for 21 men at the Ranche's cook shack, When they returned to Tropic they built a home, two large rooms. They had a large barn for the livestock, planted a garden and lots of fruit trees and had chickens, pigs, cows and horses. Robert was known for his special care given to his horses and cows. He always had six 'to eight horses and four cows. Robert homesteaded an 80 acre tract in the East Valley a few miles east of Tropic. One half of this was dry land and the other half was irrigated. He provided well for his family by farming, gardening, and etc. during the sunmer months. He grew lots of good vegetables and fruit. During the winter months he herded sheep to supplement the income. After fighting the hazards of floods coming down the Bryce Canyon Wash for years, which damaged his crops year after year, Robert became discouraged He sold his home in Tropic and the farm in East Valley. On 28 Oct 1928 the family moved to Provo, Utah where they rented for a year. They then bought a three acre tract of ground on Provo Bench {now known as Orem), built a new home and then went to the sheep herd to work. He followed both the winter and summer ranges with the sheep. In October 1931 they bought a home in the north west part of Provo. It had a large lot and trees. They planted fruit trees and berries, grew a large garden each summer and had lots of beautiful flowers. In 1935 a horse fell with Robert and crushed the bones in his right foot and leg. With the aid of a bone specialist, Dr. Taylor, the bones mended, but it took a long time. In 1939 Robert began to work with his brother, Frank, . at the Tri-State Lumber Company. He retired from there•at age 65, but kept on working as a carpenters helper on several homes being built in the neighborhood. He also worked for the Pleasant Grove Canning Company for ten years, which .ran into almost year around work. After the canning season they would label during the winter months. Robert was an ambitious fellow. He always rose early and he as a great whistler. He had a wonderful singing voice and played the guitar when a young boy. His favorite was 3'0 Clock In The Morning. He was always willing to give a helping hand, where needed.He had many friends and much love for his family. He was 5' 611 tall and weighed about 185 pounds. He had dark brown eyes and also dark brown hair in the prime of life. His hair turned to a beautiful platinum in his last days. Robert and his wife Susa celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on 4 Aug 1955. This was a reception held in the midst of their own beautiful flowers, shrubs, and garden. This would be further tribute to their own green thumb abilities. This beautiful occasion was hosted by their six daughters, as a tribute of love and appreciation and they are as follows: Delphia born 14 July 19Cl7 at Tropic, Utah. She married Joseph Harmon Lee. Joseph's sister Alice was married to Robert's brother Dennis and Alice's mother, Nancy _ Jane,later married Uncle Thomas H. Cope. Delphia and Joe had eight children, four boys and four girls. Lena was born 26 Feb 1913. She married Elias LeRoy Banks 20 Mar 1929. They had four children. Two boys and two girls. Thelda was born 15 June 1915 in Tropic, Utah. She married Clyde Madsen, later divorced and married Samuel L. Miller. They too were divorced and. she married Ralph Van Otten. They had seven children. Garns was born 3 Mar 1917 at Tropic, Utah. She married Byron Finley Barber 19 Jan 1935. They had three children, one boy and two girls. Ellen was born at Tropic, Utah 28 Jan 1920. She married George John Kierzkowiski 4 Sep 1945. He died 18 Oct 1949. She married Rex Andersen l6 June 1958 and has two children. One boy and one girl. Lucile was born 21 May 1927 at Tropic, Utah. She married Peter Joseph Miller 11 Jan 1946. They are divorced. Five children were born to the union, three boys and two girls. In the fall of 1958 Robert became ill with cancer of the prostrate. He had a serious operation to save his life, but a blood clot hit his heart about two months later and he died 24 Jan 1958. He was saved much suffering to go this way, for he had a stroke while hospital, which had paralyzed his right side. Funeral services were held .in the Provo, Utah . A very large crowd was in attendance. He was buried 28 Jan by his father and other in the Provo City Cemetary. * * *..!,! * * * * * * * * * * *

William Robert Lloyd

Contributor: Chynna67 Created: 9 months ago Updated: 9 months ago

Source: The Ancestry and Descendants of a Mormon Pioneer, William Le Fevre of Utah.. Family History Library microfiche 6101051. Published by the William Le Fevre Family Organization, 1986. Note: The first four chapters of this book were written by Minnie Le Fevre Carlile. The information in these chapters has been verified and the accuracy is good. Chapters 2 and 3 reflect her lifetime research efforts. Chapters 5, 6, and 7 are made up of a combination of Minnie's writings and stories collected from other family members. Chapter 8 contains biographical sketches of some of the descendants of William Le Fevre. Ileen Judd Johnson. William Robert Lloyd, the oldest son of Michael Goheen and Susanna Delphina LeFevre, was born 10 February 1884 at Cleveland, Garfield County, Utah, a small community of ranch houses just seven miles north of Panguitch, Utah. Later the town was called Spry. A few small ranch houses still stand along the upper Sevier River. Robert only weighed three pounds and was said that he was put in a shoe box lined with cotton and set on the oven door, which served as the incubator of our time. In spite of being so small, he grew into a strong, healthy baby and child. He was blessed by Hyrum Church in Panguitch. The family moved to Panguitch in 1888 and lived in a two-room log house. Robert's education was limited as was all other children's who attended in a one-room school house. He began his schooling in Panguitch and then attended in Tropic schools where his family moved in 1896. Tropic is a small town thirty miles southeast of Panguitch. The family lived on a ranch owned by his father and Uncle Thomas H. Cope. Here they lived in a one-room log house. The land was farmed together the first year and divided the second year. Robert was baptized in an irrigation ditch on the upper part of the town of Tropic, by Bishop A. J. Hansen. At a young age he would go with the sheep during the summer months to help with the family income. At age 17 he left Tropic in the spring of 1901 with his father and went to Idaho to look for work. They found work on one of the ranches at Gooding owned by Governor Gooding. He turned all money made over to his father to help with the family expenses. He stayed on two months longer than his father to earn a little more. He attended the Murdock Academy at Beaver, Utah. On 14 August 1905 Robert married Susa Ellen Jolley, with Thomas Houston of Panguitch officiating. Susa was the daughter of Henry Alpheus Jolley and Mary Angeline Keele of Tropic. She was 16 and Robert was 21 years of age. In 1906 Robert and Susa left Tropic, boarding the train at Marysvale, Utah for Gooding, Idaho. There they worked on the ranch for eight months. Robert worked hard, giving his all, and Susa helped in cooking for 21 men at the Ranch's cook shack. When they returned to Tropic they built a home, two large rooms. They had a large barn for the livestock, planted a garden and lots of fruit trees and had chickens, pigs, cows and horses. Robert was known for his special care given to his horses and cows. He always had six to eight horses and four cows. Robert homesteaded an 80-acre tract in the East Valley a few miles east of Tropic. One half of this was dry land and the other half was irrigated. He provided well for his family by farming, gardening, and etc. during the summer months. He grew lots of good vegetables and fruit. During the winter months he herded sheep to supplement the income. After fighting the hazards of floods coming down the Bryce Canyon Wash for years, which damaged his crops year after year, Robert became discouraged. He sold his home in Tropic and the farm in East Valley. On 28 October 1928 the family moved to Provo, Utah where they rented for a year. They then bought a three-acre tract of ground on Provo Bench (now known as Orem), built a new home and then went to the sheep herd to work. He followed both the winter and summer ranges with the sheep. In October, 1931 they bought a home in the northwest part of Provo. It had a large lot and trees. They planted fruit trees and berries, grew a large garden each summer and had lots of beautiful flowers. In 1935 a horse fell with Robert and crushed the bones in his right foot and leg. With the aid of a bone specialist, Dr. Taylor, the bones mended, but it took a long time. In 1939 Robert began to work with his brother, Frank, at the Tri-State Lumber Company. He retired from there at age 65, but kept on working as a carpenter's helper on several homes being built in the neighborhood. He also worked for the Pleasant Grove Canning Company for ten years, which ran into almost year around work. After the canning season they would label during the winter months. Robert was an ambitious fellow. He always rose early and he was a great whistler. He had a wonderful singing voice and played the guitar when a young boy. His favorite was “Three O’clock in the Morning". He was always willing to give a helping hand where needed. He had many friends and much love for his family. He was 5'6" tall and weighed about 185 pounds. He had dark brown eyes and also dark brown hair in the prime of life. His hair turned to a beautiful platinum in his last days. Robert and his wife Susa celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on 4 August 1955. This was a reception held in the midst of their own beautiful flowers, shrubs, and garden. This would be further tribute to their own green thumb abilities. This beautiful occasion was hosted by their six daughters, as a tribute of love and appreciation and they are as follows: 1. Delphia born 14 July 1907 at Tropic, Utah. She married Joseph Harmon Lee. Joseph's sister Alice was married to Robert's brother Dennis and Alice's mother, Nancy Jane, later married Uncle Thomas H. Cope. Delphia and Joe had eight children, four boys and four girls. 2. Lena was born 26 Feb 1913. She married Elias Le Roy Banks 20 Mar 1929. They had four children. Two boys and two girls. 3. Thelda was born 15 June 1915 in Tropic, Utah. She married Clyde Madsen, later divorced and married Samuel L. Miller. They too were divorced and she married Ralph Van Otten. She had seven children, four boys and three girls. 4. Garna was born 3 March 1917 at Tropic, Utah. She married Byron Finley Barber 19 January 1935. They have three children, one boy and two girls. 5. Ellen was born at Tropic, Utah 28 January 1920. She married George John Kierzkowiski 4 September 1945. He died 18 October 1949. She married Rex Andersen 16 June 1958 and has two children, one boy and one girl. 6. Lucile was born 21 May 1927 at Tropic, Utah. She married Peter Joseph Miller 11 January 1946. They are divorced. Five children were born to the union, three boys and two girls. In the fall of 1948 Robert became ill with cancer of the prostrate. He had a serious operation to save his life, but a blood clot hit his heart about two months later and he died 24 January 1958. He was saved much suffering to go this way, for he had a stroke while in the hospital which had paralyzed his right side. Funeral services were held at the Burg Mortuary at Provo, Utah. A very large crowd was in attendance. He was buried 28 January by his father and mother in the Provo City Cemetery.

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1884
William Robert Lloyd was born on 10 Feb 1884
William Robert Lloyd was 11 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
1894
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William Robert Lloyd was 22 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
1905
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William Robert Lloyd was 28 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
1912
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William Robert Lloyd was 44 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
1928
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William Robert Lloyd was 56 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
1939
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William Robert Lloyd was 61 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
1945
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William Robert Lloyd died on 24 Jan 1959 at the age of 75
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