Archie Birch Bennion

Brief Life History of Archie Birch

When Archie Birch Bennion was born on 15 June 1875, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Bennion, was 54 and his mother, Esther Ann Birch, was 41. He married Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" Swain Squires on 2 September 1903, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 January 1968, in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archie Birch Bennion
1875–1968
Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" Swain Squires
1876–1956
Marriage: 2 September 1903
Carma Bennion
1904–1988
Byron Squires Bennion
1905–1983
Jasmine Bennion
1908–1999
Rex Clinton Bennion
1911–1929
Orlyn Udell Bennion
1913–1992
Virginia Bennion
1918–2005

Sources (47)

  • Archie B Bennion, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Archie Birch Bennion - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Archie Birch Bennion
  • Archie B. Bennion, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Letter to Archie from Esther Ann Bennion - 13 Aug 1897

Vernon, Tooele Co Aug 13th 1897 My dear Archie Your letters of dates 9 and 16 of June were most gladly received and read all round the room. Your bright, cheery way of telling things is quite taking …

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