John Irven Benson

6 November 1882–18 April 1946 (Age 63)
Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Irven

When John Irven Benson was born on 6 November 1882, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Nels Benson, was 36 and his mother, Philindia Eldredge Kofford, was 28. He married Marsha Strate on 23 October 1912, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clear Creek, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 18 April 1946, in Dragerton, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Irven Benson
1882–1946
Marsha Strate
1884–1957
Marriage: 23 October 1912
Reid Irven Benson
1914–1949
Jack Ernest Benson
1917–1978
Fannie B Larsen
1919–1992
Dora Mae Benson
1922–2004
Melba Maureen Benson
1924–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1912Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded
    Age 2
    Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.
    1886
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 18
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Benn
    Bonson

    Sources (33)

    • John Irven Benson in entry for Benson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Ervon Bensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Irven Bensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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