Burt William Schofield

18 February 1887–
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Burt William

Burt William Schofield was born on 18 February 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He married Kate Evelyn Wilcox on 29 April 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Burt William Schofield
Kate Evelyn Wilcox
Marriage: 29 April 1926

Spouse and Children

29 April 1926
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 9

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various minor places, in Lancashire and elsewhere, named from Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’ ( see Scales ) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Schofield in entry for Kate Evelyn Schofield, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Burt W. Schofield, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Burt W. Schofield, "Utah, Marriages, 1887-1966"

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