Edward Bennett

3 January 1848–9 March 1929 (Age 81)
Connahs Quay, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Bennett was born on 3 January 1848, in Connahs Quay, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Bennett, was 25 and his mother, Jane Roberts, was 23. He married Elizabeth Jane Wood on 2 March 1877, in St. George Utah Temple, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Clear Lake, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 9 March 1929, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Holden Cemetery, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Bennett
Elizabeth Jane Wood
Marriage: 2 March 1877
John Charles Bennett
Elizabeth Ann Bennett
Jane Myrtle Bennett
Edward Bennett Jr.
Benjamin Samuel Bennett
Laverne Bennett
Hattie Bennett
Gladys Bennett
Mark Llewellyn Bennett
Jonathan Royal Bennett
Emma Fay Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1877St. George Utah Temple, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 2
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘blessed’. In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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    Biography of Edward BENNETT

    Edward Bennett and Elizabeth Jane Wood Bennett Edward Bennett was born 3 January 1848 in Connahs Quay, Flintshire, North Wales, the son of John and Jane Roberts Bennett. When five years of age …

    Sources (57)

    • Edward Bennett, "Utah, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 1847-1868" Birth Record.
    • Edward Bennett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edward in entry for Fred William Snyder and Emma Fay Bennett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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