Reva Morgan Bacon was born on July 8, 1919 in Ophir, Utah to Clarence Morgan. During the depression in 1929, she and her family moved to Stockton for a year, and then to Eruka, where Reva finished school. In 1938, she worked for a man and his wifem cleaning, and tending children. She later worked tending babies and washing dishes at night in order to attend high school. During her senior year, she met William Bacon, whom she became engaged to in December of 1939, and married in April of 1941. They lived in California for a year and had a son in 1942. The family later moved to Tooele to live near Reva's parents, although in 1944, William was transferred. In 1945, Reva had a baby girl, and not long after, William was sent to the army. After he returned in December of 1945, the family made their home again in Tooele, where they stayed for one and a half years. Following, they worked in Charleston, Nevada, although they returned to Tooele in the fall. In March of 1950, the family moved to Grantsville, Utah. Reva worked in Tod Park for two years, moved to Heber for a summer, then returned to Grantsville, where she worked in the G&H store. She died January 16, 2004.
Part of the J. Allen Parkinson collection, this is a two-page typescrip biography located in the third folder of the collection, which is labeled, Biographies, Ba-By. It is extremely concise, relaying nothing of Reva's personal life or character beyond biographical details