Benjamin Carlos Call

Male28 March 1877–30 January 1962

Brief Life History of Benjamin Carlos

When Benjamin Carlos Call was born on 28 March 1877, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Homer Call, was 43 and his mother, Elenor Jones, was 34. He married Hannah Louise Bywater on 29 May 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1962, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Carlos Call
Hannah Louise Bywater
Marriage: 29 May 1908
Phyllis Call
BenjaminEdward Call
Marie Call
Louise Call
Benjamin Edward Call
Don Carlos Call
Joan Eliza Call
Willard B Call
Omer Justin Call

Sources (63)

  • B C Call in entry for Marie Call, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • B C Call, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin C. Call, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    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.

    1890 · The Tabernacle is Dedicated

    Age 13

    On October 26, 1890, the Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 23

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

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened form of McCall .

    English: from Middle English calle, cale (Old English cawl) ‘container, basket, net’, commonly used of a kind of hair net, close-fitting cap, or headdress worn by women to cover tied-up hair. The name could have been given as a metonymic occupational name to a maker of women's caps or perhaps of baskets or nets.

    English: alternatively, perhaps a nickname from Middle English cale (also calle), a side form of calwe ‘bald’ (from Old English calu).

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

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    Story Highlight

    News Paper Account of Elenor Jones Call's Death

    Willard, March 31......the Funeral of Mrs. Ellenor Jones Call, who died March 36, of dilation of the heart, was largely attended, showing the high esteem in which she was held. Music was furnished by …

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