Rebecca Platt

18 July 1863–9 November 1945 (Age 82)
Pinto, Washington, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Platt was born on 18 July 1863, in Pinto, Washington, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Benjamin Platt, was 30 and her mother, Mary Greaves, was 26. She married George Robert Sinfield on 20 March 1889, in St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lund, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1930 and Lund Township, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1940. She died on 9 November 1945, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lund Cemetery, Lund, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Robert Sinfield
1858–1937
Rebecca Platt
1863–1945
Marriage: 20 March 1889
Mary Platt Sinfield
1890–1987
Samuel Sinfield Jr.
1893–1983
Elvin Sinfield
1895–1967
Fernly Sinfield
1897–1990
George Rosco Sinfield
1900–1977
Parley Platt Sinfield
1903–1904
Benjamin Travis Sinfield
1905–1972
La Preal Sinfield
1910–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1889
St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
1886

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Platt or Platt Bridge in Lancashire, named in Middle English with Old French plat ‘flat’, ‘thin’ ( see Platte ), in the dialect sense ‘plank bridge’.2 English: topographic name from Middle English plat ‘plot of land’, ‘piece of ground’ (Old English plætt).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.

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

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Story Highlight

A tribute to Rebecca Sinfield by her daughter Mary Platt Sinfield

A tribute to the memory of Sister Rebecca Sinfield by Mary Latham Reid A pioneer of many trails Has gone to grace another sphere The tired eyes have closed in death She left a memory dear. A pleasan …

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Platt Sinfield in household of George Robert Sinfield, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Rebecca Platt Sinfield in household of George Robert Sinfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rebecca Sanfield, "United States Census, 1940"

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