David Bennion

1 February 1865–1 December 1937 (Age 72)
Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of David

When David Bennion was born on 1 February 1865, in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, John Bennion, was 44 and his mother, Esther Ann Birch, was 31. He married Clara Christina Pehrson on 19 February 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 December 1937, in Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bennion
Clara Christina Pehrson
Marriage: 19 February 1891
Merrill Bennion
Gladys Bennion
Jenness "June" Bennion
Edna Bennion
Carol Bennion
Stanley Bennion
Clara Ida Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1891Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    Age 21
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Bennion Livestock and Families Move to "West Desert", by Beatrice Cannon Evans

    Bennion livestock and families move to the “west desert” [This is a compilation of two hand-written documents found among the papers of Beatrice Cannon Evans by her son, Wayne C. Evans. She is writin …

    Sources (60)

    • David Bennion in entry for Stanley Bennion, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • David Bennion, "United States Census, 1930"
    • David in entry for Stanley Bennion and Norene Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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