Edwin Turpin Bennion

Brief Life History of Edwin Turpin

When Edwin Turpin Bennion was born on 8 April 1868, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Bennion, was 47 and his mother, Mary Turpin, was 28. He married Mary Elizabeth Lindsay on 12 October 1892, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 3 April 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Turpin Bennion
Mary Elizabeth Lindsay
Marriage: 12 October 1892
Edwin Anthon Bennion
La Von Bennion
Lora Bennion
Erma Lindsay Bennion
Elma Lindsay Bennion
Noel Lindsay Bennion
Lyman Lindsay Bennion
Ella Lindsay Bennion
Marian Lindsay Bennion
Marcus Lindsey Bennion Sr.
Ira Lindsay Bennion

Sources (85)

  • Edwin Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Edwin Bennion, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Edwin Bennion, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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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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Noel Lindsey Bennion

Noel loved athletics. While growing up he played football, basketball, and track. As an adult, he loved golf and was an avid fan of Oregon State College, which became Oregon State University. Profe …

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