John Law Blyth

Brief Life History of John Law

When John Law Blyth was born on 27 June 1829, in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Blyth, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Law, was 39. He married Margaret Mary Mitchell on 17 December 1855, in Nevada City, Nevada, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 28 April 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Law Blyth
Margaret Mary Mitchell
Marriage: 17 December 1855
William Blythe
John Alexander Blyth
Daniel Blyth
Elizabeth Ann Blyth
Jane Blyth
Edward Blyth
Daniel Blyth
Daniel Lawrence Blyth

Sources (72)

  • John Blythe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Law Blythe, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John L Blythe in entry for Charles Blythe, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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World Events (8)


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Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Blythe .

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

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John Law Blythe

JOHN LAW BLYTHE. The late John L. Blythe, of Salt Lake City, was a native of Newinunkland, Lanark, Scotland, and was born June 27, 1829. His parents were John Blythe and Elizabeth Law. He was bu

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