Myrtle E. Bosworth

1882–1962 (Age 80)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Myrtle E.

When Myrtle E. Bosworth was born about 1882, in Michigan, United States, her father, Frank Edwin Bosworth, was 22 and her mother, Charlotte V Jackson, was 21. She married Preston B. Pierce on 28 November 1906, in Redford, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Redford, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died in 1962, at the age of 80, and was buried in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Preston B. Pierce
Myrtle E. Bosworth
Marriage: 28 November 1906
Eleanor Charlotte Pierce
Marian Jean Pierce

Spouse and Children

28 November 1906
Redford, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Eleanor Charlotte Pierce


    Marian Jean Pierce


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Edwin Bosworth


    Charlotte V Jackson




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 2

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worð.

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

Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Pierce in household of Preston B Pierce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Bosworth in household of Frank Bosworth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle E Pierce in household of Preston Pierce, "United States Census, 1930"

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