Helen Bennion

11 June 1895–29 June 1980 (Age 85)
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Helen

When Helen Bennion was born on 11 June 1895, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Heber Bennion, was 36 and her mother, Susan Marion Winters, was 35. She married Frederick William Barker on 27 June 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 June 1980, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick William Barker
Helen Bennion
Marriage: 27 June 1923
Mildred June Barker
Fredrick William Barker
Sylvia Louise Barker
Melvin Conway Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1923Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 1
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 11
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 26
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

    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

    Frederick William Barker

    Frederick William Barker was born in Taylorsville 6 September 1892 on a farm near the one where his wife was born. He was the fifth child in a family of eleven children born to David John Barker and E …

    Sources (28)

    • Helen Bennion Barker in household of Fredrick W Barker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Helen Bennion, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Helen Bennion in entry for Frederick William Jr Barker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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