Flora Smith Amussen

1 July 1901–14 August 1992 (Age 91)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Flora Smith

When Flora Smith Amussen was born on 1 July 1901, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Carl Christian Amussen, was 76 and her mother, Barbara Mc Isaac Smith, was 33. She married Ezra Taft Benson in 1926, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in District 7, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1940. She died on 14 August 1992, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Taft Benson
Flora Smith Amussen
Marriage: 1926
Reed Amussen Benson
Reed Amussen Benson
Reed Amussen Benson
Reed Amussen Benson
Barbara Amussen Benson
Mark Amussen Benson
Barbara Amussen Benson
Barbara Ann Benson
Barbara Amussen Benson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1926Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 1
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Arno, Detlef, Kurt, Manfred.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Asmus, a shortened form of Rasmus .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Find A Grave Memorial# 10855093 Find A Grave Memorial# 10855093

    Find A Grave Memorial# 10855093 Birth: Jul. 1, 1901 Logan Cache County Utah, USA Death: Aug. 14, 1992 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Wife of LDS Church President Ezra Taft Benson. Flora …

    Sources (109)

    • Flora A Benson in household of Ezra T Benson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Flora Smith Amussen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Flora Smith Amussen Benson in household of Ezra Taft Benson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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