Gaskell Romney (September 22, 1871 – March 7, 1955) is regarded as a patriarch of the Romney family, a U.S. political family.Romney was born in St. George, in what was then the Utah Territory, the son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaskell_Romney
Gaskell Romney (September 22, 1871 – March 7, 1955) is regarded as a patriarch of the Romney family, a U.S. political family.Romney was born in St. George, in what was then the Utah Territory, the son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill.
Gaskell Romney (1871–1955) was born in St. George, Utah, the son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill. He married Anna Amelia Pratt in Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico, on February 20, 1895.
Son of Miles Park Romney (1843-1904) and Hannah Hood Hill (1842-1929)1871-Sep-22 : Birth in St George, Washington Co, Utah Territory, USA1895-Feb-20 : Marriage to Anna Amelia Pratt (1876-1926)in Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico. She is the grand daughter of Mormon Pioneer Parley Pratt.1912-July : Mexican Revolution forces family to relocate to USA
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Gaskell Romney (1871-1955) was born in St. George, Utah, the son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill. He married in 1895 to Anna Amelia Pratt in Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico, February 20, 1895. He was the father of six sons: Maurice, Douglas, Miles Pratt Romney, George W. Romney, Lawrence and Charles. Gaskell would be a candidate for County Commissioner 1931 as a Republican. He passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 7, 1955 and is buried Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park in the city. After fleeing the Mexican revolution, Mitt Romney's grandfather, Gaskell lost his home and possessions. While living in Salt Lake City, Gaskell Romney ran for County Commissioner with the slogan by which his grandson, Mitt, abides: “Vote Republican!” Gaskell sued Mexico for the loss of his property and, in 1938, was awarded damages of $9,163. Half of the money went to his son, George Romney, putting the family on a solid financial footing. Gaskell and George visited Colonia Juarez on...Gaskell Maurice Romney (1897-1972)- m. Genevieve Katherine WallisDouglas Pratt Romney (1899-1928)- m. Viola SchwendimanMiles Pratt Romney (1903-1980)- m. Janice Cahoon
1920 US Census
Taken in Madison, Idaho: 1. Gaskell Romney (M-47) 2. Anna P Romney (F-43) 3. Douglas P Romney (M-20) 4. Miles P Romney (M-16) 5. George W Romney (M-12) (Birthplace Mexico) 6. Lawarence Romney (M-10) 7. Charles W Romney (M-7) 8. Meril Romney (F-2y7m)
1. Romney Family Ancestry 2. Romney-Huntsman-Pratt-Eyring-Kimball Family Tree- Major political-religious-scientific connections of the descendants of Jared Pratt. 3. Gaskell Romney Biography- Family History
- Miles Park Romney (1843-1904)
- Anna Amelia Pratt (1876-1926)
- Hannah Hood Hill (1842-1929)
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Gaskell Romney (22 Sep 1871–7 Mar 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29806421, citing Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Erik Lander (contributor 503045) .
Elizabeth Gaskell Romney January 8, 1809–October 11, 1884 Born at Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, England; daughter of Elizabeth Slater and Joseph Gaskell. Died at St. George, Washington County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, 2.3, first mentioned here)
Jun 13, 2012 · Gaskell Romney was the fifth son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill. He too worked as a carpenter, and followed his father to Mexico, returning to the US at the time of the Mexican...
Meryl Romney 1917-1996 Married 6 October 1938, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, toLavell George Ward 1914-1977; Married 25 March 1927, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, to Amy Wilcken Pratt, born 16 March 1890 - Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, deceased 14 May 1976 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT aged 86 years old (Parents : Helaman Pratt 1846-1909 & Anna Dorothea Johanna Wilcken 1854 ...
Sep 19, 2012 · The El Paso Herald reported on October 25, 1912, that Gaskell Romney and his family, including little George, had gone to Los Angeles 'until it is safe for his family to return to the colonies in ...
Jul 23, 2011 · Gaskell Romney, Mitt’s grandfather, settled in Mexico as well, and Mitt’s father, George Romney, was born in nearby Colonia Dublan — raising the possibility of a 2012 presidential race between two...
George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969 and 3rd United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973.