Martha Elizabeth Bitter

6 January 1889–5 November 1965 (Age 76)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Bitter was born on 6 January 1889, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Bitter, was 24 and her mother, Eliza Clowsina Ericksen, was 22. She married John Henry Larson on 12 June 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 5 November 1965, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Larson
Martha Elizabeth Bitter
Marriage: 12 June 1918
Blaine John Larson
Norma Larson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1918Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Idaho is the 43rd state.
    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.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 20
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhardt, Hans, Heinrich, Jutta, Volker.Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh, bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person.German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Martha Bitter, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martha Elizabeth Bitter, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Martha B Larson in entry for Blaine J Larson, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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