Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932
- Existence: 1862 - 1932
Myron Alma Abbott (1862-1932) was a farmer, miner, sheriff, public official in Utah and Nevada, and a member of the Christ of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Myron Alma Abbott was born February 15, 1862, in Riverdale, Weber County, Utah to Laura Josephine Allen and Myron Abbott. At the age of sixteen the family moved to Bunkerville, Nevada. There he married Mary Leavitt in 1881 and they had eight children together. In 1886 he moved to Annabella, Sevier County, where he served as a County Commissioner of that county and for three terms was sheriff. For a living, Abbott farmed and ranched.
Abbott moved to Delta, Utah, in 1912 and was active in that community as the organizer of the Sutherland School District, and as Supervisor of Millard County Drainage District No. 3. He was also active on local politics. In 1919 Abbott's wife Mary died, and in 1920 he re-married to Eliza Brown.
Myron Alma Abbott died August 29, 1932, in Sugarville, Millard County, Utah.
Citation:Findagrave.com, via WWW, July 10, 2014 (Myron Alma Abbott. b. Feb. 15, 1862 in Riverdale, Weber Co., Utah; parents Myron Abbott and Laura Josephine Allen; moved to Bunkerville, Nev. at age 16; m. Mary Leavitt in 1881, had 8 children; in 1886 moved to Annabella, Sevier County; served as County Commissioner and sheriff; farmed and ranched; moved to Delta, Utah, in 1912; helped organize Sutherland School District; Supervisor of Millard County Drainage District No. 3; active in local politics; in 1919 Mary died; in 1920 remarried to Eliza Brown; d. Aug. 29, 1932 in Sugarville, Utah)
Familysearch.org, via WWW, July 23, 2014 (Myron Alma Abbott; Minie Abbott; confirmed member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1871)