Frank Thomas Bithell Sr.

20 August 1896–20 November 1970 (Age 74)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Frank Thomas

When Frank Thomas Bithell Sr. was born on 20 August 1896, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Bithell, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Sarah Green, was 25. He married Belva Dean Allen on 26 February 1921. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Idaho Falls Election Precinct 1, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 20 November 1970, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Frank Thomas Bithell Sr.
Belva Dean Allen
Marriage: 26 February 1921
Keith Allen Bithell
Boyd Dean Bithell
Frank Thomas Bithell Jr

Spouse and Children

26 February 1921


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Bethel .

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

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Story Highlight


Loel Barnes was in our class. His folks on the farm that Elmer instrument had his Darien. They had horses in the sleigh and his dad took our class on an evening sleigh ride. We had blankets and hot ro …

Sources (3)

  • Frank S Bithell in household of Thomas Bithell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank T Bithell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Bithell, "United States Census, 1940"

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