Myrtle Eleanor Bibbons

10 March 1889–18 June 1980 (Age 91)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Myrtle Eleanor

When Myrtle Eleanor Bibbons was born on 10 March 1889, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Elihu Walker Bibbens, was 44 and her mother, Martha Inglefield, was 36. She married Newell Whitney Smith on 13 June 1911, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 June 1980, at the age of 91, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newell Whitney Smith
Myrtle Eleanor Bibbons
Marriage: 13 June 1911
Lael Corrine Smith
Newell Whitney Smith Jr

Spouse and Children

13 June 1911
Utah, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elihu Walker Bibbens






    Ella Bibbens


    Jane Bibbens


    Julia Bibbens



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1896 · Lagoon amusement park

Age 7

Amusement park Lake Park is renamed to Lagoon and featured bowling, a dancing pavilion, restaurants, and music.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: metronymic from a pet form of Bibb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor M Smith in household of Newel W Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleinar M Smith in household of Newal W Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Bibbens in entry for Kyle Bettilyen and Lael Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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