Myrtle Bezzant

19 July 1892–28 February 1915 (Age 22)
Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Bezzant was born on 19 July 1892, in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Samuel Bezzant, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Charlotte Wright, was 22. She married Alfred Butterfield on 24 May 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Grove Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 28 February 1915, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Butterfield
Myrtle Bezzant
Marriage: 24 May 1911
Bertha Hattie Butterfield
James Henry Butterfield

Spouse and Children

24 May 1911
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 4

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 8

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Bezzant in household of Samuel Bezzant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle Bezzant in household of Samuel Bezzant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myrtle Bezzant in entry for Alfred Butterfield, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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