When George Worth Bench Sr. was born on 29 June 1913, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, John Longman Bench Jr., was 43 and his mother, Nancy Elvira Cox, was 30. He married Margaret Erma Brinton on 20 December 1941, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 20 February 1986, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a bank or raised piece of ground, from Middle English bench(e), banch, binch(e) ‘bench, bank, terrace’ (from Old English benc), signifying one who lived at or near a terrace or (river) bank.
Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Benč: from a pet form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus (see Benedict and Benko ).
Possibly also an altered form of German Bensch .
He was a farmer and always working on his farm. He always had a song to sing or a saying to say while he worked.
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