Elizabeth Busby

25 September 1878–2 May 1924 (Age 45)
New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Busby was born on 25 September 1878, in New South Wales, Australia. She died on 2 May 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Peter Mayett
1870–1942
Elizabeth Busby
1878–1924
Marriage: before 1924

Spouse and Children

    Peter Mayett

    Male1870–1942Male

    Female1878–1924Female

MARRIAGE
before 1924
Utah, United States

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Busby in entry for Peter Mayette, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Elizabeth Busby Mayett, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Elizabeth Busby Mayett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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