Hyrum Bennion Sr

5 October 1847–14 October 1926 (Age 79)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Bennion Sr was born on 5 October 1847, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Bennion, was 28 and his mother, Mary Bushell, was 31. He married Eliza Ann Harker on 13 December 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 14 October 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Bennion Sr
Mary Harriet Karren Bennion
Marriage: 20 November 1871
Anabelle Bennion
Mary Eliza Bennion
Maida Bennion
Samuel Thomas Bennion
David Karren Bennion
Catherine Bennion
Carrie Bennion
Karren Hyrum Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

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    Walt Nichols History

    I was born in the town of Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England, 6 September 1866. Didn’t have a chance to have much schooling. My parents were poor and had a large family of boys and girls, fifteen of …

    Sources (71)

    • Hyrum Bennion in household of Samuel Bennion, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum Bennion in entry for Joseph Samuel Bennion and Florence Bell Hamilton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hyrum Bennion in entry for Annabel Bennion Wallace, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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