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
1848–1929
Elizabeth Jane Wood
1857–1938
Marriage: 2 March 1877
John Charles Bennett
1878–1966
Elizabeth Ann Bennett
1880–1969
Jane Myrtle Bennett
1882–1954
Edward Bennett Jr.
1884–1962
Benjamin Samuel Bennett
1887–1971
Laverne Bennett
1890–1961
Hattie Bennett
1892–1945
Gladys Bennett
1894–1957
Mark Llewellyn Bennett
1896–1948
Jonathan Royal Bennett
1898–1976
Emma Fay Bennett
1902–1988

Spouse and Children

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

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

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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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