Eliza Betts

25 July 1845–11 December 1928 (Age 83)
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Betts was born on 25 July 1845, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Matthew Betts, was 39 and her mother, Matilda Ball, was 35. She married David George Bigler on 10 October 1867, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 December 1928, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David George Bigler
Eliza Betts
Marriage: 10 October 1867
Alice Matilda Bigler
David George Bigler Jr.
Jacob Glen Bigler
Louis Burtran Bigler
Mamie Bigler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1867Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bett , with excrescent -s, a patronymic or metronymic from the medieval personal name Bett, a short form of Bartholomew, Beatrice, or Elizabeth.Americanized form of German Betz .

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

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    Story Highlight


    LIFE SKETCH OF MATILDA (BETTS) BOSWELL AND SISTERS ELIZA (BETTS) BIGLER AND SARAH (BETTS) BEAN Sisters to Joseph Betts (From a sketch prepared by Mrs. J. Earl (Vee) Garrett, with additions by Stephen …

    Sources (20)

    • Eliza Bacon in household of Ephram Bacon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Eliza Betts in entry for Mamie Bigler Ostler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Bigler, "United States Census, 1900"

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