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Jessop, Alyne, 1922-



  • Existence: 1922-

Biographical History

Alyne Jessop (born 1922) was an educator in Short Creek, Arizona.

Lula Alyne Bistline was born on July 11, 1922 in Logan, Utah to John A. and Jennie Bistline. She was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cache Valley, but became the plural wife of Joseph Lyman Jessop, Jr. in 1941. Two years later she moved to Short Creek, Arizona to join the United Effort Plan, and also became connected with the Short Creek School. Shortly after her arrival in Arizona in 1943 her husband died, and she later became the plural wife of his brother, Edson Porter Jessop.

Jessop and her family were caught up in the Short Creek Raid in 1953, and she lived with her children in a home in Mesa, Arizona in its wake. She later returned to her home, and currently resides in Colorado City, Arizona.

The cliffs, 1947: recto (Alyne Bistline) verso (engaged at Short Creek School), via WWW, Feb. 6, 2014 (Alyne Bistline; b. 1923 to John A. and Jennie Bistline in Utah)

Her Jennie, 1984: t.p. (Alyne Jessop) p. 52 (Lula Alyne Bistline; b. July 11, 1922 in Logan, Utah; parents John A. and Jennie Johnson Bistline; raised member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) p. 64 (m. 1941 to Joseph Lyman Jessop Jr.; moved to Short Creek in 1943) p. 109 (stayed in home in Mesa, Ariz. following Short Creek Raid)

Kidnapped from that land, 1993: p. 142 (Alyne Bistline Jessop; three children) p. 203 (wife of Edson Jessop), via WWW, Feb. 24, 2014 (Lula A. Jessop; b. July 11, 1922; resident of Colorado City, Ariz.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The cliffs / Alyne Bistline

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233649430]
Identifier: MSS 8365
Scope and Contents

Broadside with poem written by Alyne Bistline, with illustration of man at the base of a cliff. A note on the back of the page notes that it is from a book assembled by the students, teachers, and patrons of the Short Creek School at Short Creek, Arizona. Dated 1947.

Dates: 1947