Individual Record 2653

Name}   Stewart, Reed Murdoch Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  7 Sep 1927 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa   9 Jun 1950 Place} St. George LDS Temple, St. George, Washington, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  12 Jul  2015 Place} Magna, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa  20 Jul 2015 Place} Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1984=Genealogy
Source 2} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 1972=Military rec
Source 5} 1175=Military rec
Source 6} 1839=Marriage rec
Source 7} 1988=City directory
Source 8} 2015=Newspaper
Source 9} 1004=Index
Source 10}2014=Obituary
Source 11}1983=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Lyle Stewart & Clara May Walker
   Relationship No.} 148
1st Household No.} 821 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1}  
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Brown, Ella Joanne
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Reed Murdoch Stewart was born 7 Sep 1927 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the eighth of eleven children of George Lyle Stewart and Clara May Walker.  His father George was a farmer.  His older siblings were Delna, born in Feb 1914; Norma in Oct 1915; Walker in May 1918; George Lyle in Nov 1919; Florence in Nov 1921; then Mary; and Melba Jean in Aug 1925.  His younger sister was Joy, born in Jan 1930.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Reed was living with his family on Side Street N.S. in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their residence, and his father George was a general farmer.  The children were Delna, 16, Norma, 14, Walker D., 11, George L., 9, Florence, 8, Mary, 6, Melba Jean, 4, Reid M., 2, and Joy, 3 months.  All but the youngest three children attended school.  His brother Duane Walker was born in Nov 1932.  His brother Walker came down with influenza, then pneumonia in Nov 1932.  He died just two weeks after the birth of his brother Duane.  One more brother, Carl Don was born in May 1937.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Reed was living with his family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His parents owned their farm, valued at $1,500., and were living in the same house as in 1935.  His father George was a farmer, had completed four years of high school, and had earned $240. in 1939.  His mother Clara had completed one year of college.  The children at home were G. Lyle, 20, one year of college, working as a high school janitor, and had earned $175. in 1939; Florence, 18, three years of high school; Mary, 16, one year of high school, working as a janitor for the church school, and had earned $5. in 1939; Melba Jean, 14, 8th grade; Reed M., 12, 6th grade; Joy, 10, 4th grade; Duane W., 7; and Don, 2.  All of the children except Don attended school.

When Reed Murdoch Stewart registered in the Young Mens draft for World War II, his occupation was listed as "school".  He was described as being 5'11", 150 lbs., with light complexion, blue eyes and blonde hair.  He enlisted in the Navy on 4 Jul 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was discharged in Oct in San Diego, California.

On 9 Jun 1950, Reed Murdoch Stewart, 22, married Ella Joanne Brown, 20, in the St. George LDS Temple in St. George, Washington, Utah.  They were honored at a reception the following evening in San Bernardino, California.  They had a family of seven children, and made their first home in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.

On 9 Feb 1965, their home in Hinckley burned to the ground.  At the time they were living in Magna.  Reed was employed by Hercules Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of HVAC sheet metal, equipment and supplies.  Their address for many years was 3184 Jean St., Magna, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah.  They also resided in Salt Lake City.

On 11 Jul 2013, Reeds's wife Ella Joanne Brown Stewart died at their home in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah.  Reed Murdoch Stewart died at home in Magna on 12 Jul 2015.  Funeral services were held 20 Jul 2015 at the Peel Funeral Home, Magna.  He was buried with his wife in the Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Christening Date} Fam  2 Nov 1935 Place}   Reed Murdoch Stewart
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Reed M. Stewart
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Navy                          for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 25 Oct 2017
Date Created}    9 Jun 2017
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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