Marvin Mathias Benson

Brief Life History of Marvin Mathias

When Marvin Mathias Benson was born on 29 June 1909, in Moreland, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, Mathias Julius Benson, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Belnap, was 23. He married Marie Gambling Grunder on 7 April 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 17 October 2000, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Mathias Benson
1909–2000
Marie Gambling Grunder
1913–2002
Marriage: 7 April 1937
Sonja Benson
1938–2000
Kirke Marvin Benson
1945–1945

Sources (38)

  • Marvin M Benson in household of Mathias Julius Benson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Marven Benson, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
  • Marvin Mathias Benson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

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1912 · Sonja Henie

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1935 · The FBI is Established

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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.

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