Roy Clayton Bothwell

5 December 1894–11 November 1967 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Roy Clayton

When Roy Clayton Bothwell was born on 5 December 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Glenn Robert Bothwell, was 33 and his mother, Jessie Edith Glenn, was 33. He married Clara Elizabeth Prout on 15 August 1918, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 11 November 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Roy Clayton Bothwell
Clara Elizabeth Prout
Marriage: 15 August 1918

Spouse and Children

15 August 1918
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Glenn Robert Bothwell


    Jessie Edith Glenn




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 2

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place in Lanarkshire named Bothwell, from Middle English both(e) ‘bothy’, ‘small hut’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy C Bothwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy C Bothwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy C. Boutwell in household of Glen Boutwell, "United States Census, 1900"

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