Milton Le Roy Benson

19 October 1889–2 July 1956 (Age 66)
Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Milton Le Roy

When Milton Le Roy Benson was born on 19 October 1889, in Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, John Jeremiah Benson, was 34 and his mother, Lois Sylvira Turnbow, was 22. He married Isabelle Fern Williams on 11 December 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. His occupation is listed as supervisor at dugway proving grounds in Utah, United States. He died on 2 July 1956, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Le Roy Benson
1889–1956
Isabelle Fern Williams
1891–1983
Marriage: 11 December 1912
Jack Bernice Benson
1913–1995
Joe Leroy Benson
1915–1944
Ronald Benson
1917–1979
Gordon Mar Benson
1930–2014

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 7
    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.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 18
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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 (28)

    • Milton Leroy Benson in entry for Benson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Milton Leroy Benson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Milton Leroy Benson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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