Jerold Styles Bennett

22 May 1890–15 June 1972 (Age 82)
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jerold Styles

When Jerold Styles Bennett was born on 22 May 1890, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, John Randall Bennett, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Cahoon, was 25. He married Ava Leanor Jackson on 8 December 1909, in Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Deseret Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940 and Millard, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 15 June 1972, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jerold Styles Bennett
Ava Leanor Jackson
Marriage: 8 December 1909
Lola Jean Bennett
Ina Beth Bennett
Jerold La Marr Bennett
Rulon Dee Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1909Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 6
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Jerold Styles Bennett in entry for Ina Beth Bennett, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Jerold S Bennett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jerold S Bennett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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