Pamelia Emma Andrus

Female21 October 1809–14 September 1877

Brief Life History of Pamelia Emma

When Pamelia Emma Andrus was born on 21 October 1809, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Harvey Andrus, was 26 and her mother, Lucina Parsons, was 19. She married Ezra Taft Benson in 1831. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1849 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 14 September 1877, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Taft Benson
Pamelia Emma Andrus
Marriage: 1831
Charles Augustus Benson
Chloe Jane Benson
Charles Augustus Benson
Adin Parsons Benson
Jonathan Andrus Benson
Pamelia Emma Benson
Harvey Andrus Benson
Isabella Benson
Charlotte Taft Benson

Sources (24)

  • Amelia Benson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pamelia Andrus Benson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pamelia Benson in entry for Emma P Roberts, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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  • Marriage
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Andrews .

    History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

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

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