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William and May Penman George:  William worked at the Utah State Training School for many years and lived at the school part of that time but in 1940 was living in Highland.  He was born in Tripoli, Syria March 18, 1891, to George and Fraceen George. (That’s right-first name George, last name George)  William served in WWI from May 20, 1918, to July 24, 1919, being inducted in Kemmerer, Wyoming and discharged at Cheyenne.
May was born May 6, 1904, in Frontier, Wyoming to William John and Harriet Ann Fearn Penman.  They were married January 31, 1920, in Sublette, Wyoming.  William was a member of the Catholic Church and also the American Legion.  He died December 22, 1958, and she died February 14, 1986, both in American Fork and they are buried in the American Fork City Cemetery.

Ether Lyman and Cornelia Adela Hanks Gerber:  They lived here quite briefly - their membership showing up in 1932 and he was a Sunday School teacher that year but by 1935 they were living in Salem and in 1940 were in Shasta, California. 
  Lyman was born April 17, 1896, in Midway, Utah to Moroni Glade and Emily Jane Jacob Gerber.  Cornelia was born November 18, 1896, in Salem, Utah to George Edward and Christina Bergitte Olsen Hanks.  In 1917 Lyman registered for the WWI draft as a farmer residing in LaPoint, Utah.  They were married February 25, 1920, in Salt Lake City and had four children: Dale Hanks, Ruth and twins Clyde Hanks and Glade Hanks.  In 1942 they were living in Murray and Lyman was working for the Utah Ordnance Plant when he registered for the WWII draft.  Cornelia died May 9, 1944, and Lyman died September 30, 1985.  They are buried at Mount Olivet in Salt Lake City.


Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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