Franklin Clair Beers

11 February 1876–12 June 1958 (Age 82)
Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Franklin Clair

When Franklin Clair Beers was born on 11 February 1876, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Franklin Beers, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Glines, was 23. He married Bertie Elzina Behunin on 20 December 1901, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1936. He died on 12 June 1958, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Clair Beers
Bertie Elzina Behunin
Marriage: 20 December 1901
Crystal Beers
Helen Elizabeth Beers
Lucille B Beers
Mark Franklin Beers
William Ray Beers
Inez Beers
Beulah May Beers
Ruelon Beers
Everett Ray Beers
Lennis B Beers
Lola Beers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1901Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1880 · Uintah County was established
    Age 4
    On Feb 8th, 1880, Uintah county is established. Although Vernal is one of the most important cities in the county, it does not incorporate until later.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 22
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Beer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Dutch: variant of Beerens (see Berens ) or Van Beers without the preposition van ‘from’.German: variant of Baer .

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

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    Story Highlight

    My Father by Crystal Beers

    Franklin attended district school, the Brigham Young Academy, and the Uintah Stake Academy. He assisted his father in the mercantile business. From November 1899 to 1901 he filled a mission for the …

    Sources (56)

    • Franklin Clare Beers in entry for Franklin Beers, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • F. C. Beers, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Franklin C Beers in entry for George L Reynolds, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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