George Q Bennett

Brief Life History of George Q

When George Q Bennett was born on 26 September 1899, in West Point, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, George Riley Bennett, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann King, was 34. He married Elva Aroline Arave on 23 August 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 18 June 1985, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in West Point Memorial Cemetery, West Point, Davis, Utah, United States.

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George Q Bennett
Elva Aroline Arave
Marriage: 23 August 1918
Melba Arlene Bennett
Zelma May Bennett
Donna Bennett
George "Junior" Bennett Jr

Sources (34)

  • George Q Bennett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Unknown, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • George Q Bennett, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘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. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .

Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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