Bessie Bennett

17 January 1886–1 January 1892 (Age 5)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Bennett was born on 17 January 1886, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George William Bennett, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Haslem, was 28. She died on 1 January 1892, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Bennett
1858–1912
Elizabeth Haslem
1857–1937
George William Gideon Bennett
1879–1947
Ella Bennett
1881–1881
Ida Bennett
1883–1955
Bessie Bennett
1886–1892

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict .

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

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  • Bessie Bennett, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Bessie Bennett, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Bessie Bennett, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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