Earl Reed Bennett

Brief Life History of Earl Reed

When Earl Reed Bennett was born on 3 March 1907, in Magrath, Cardston County, Alberta, Canada, his father, Austin Robert Bennett, was 41 and his mother, Alice Emily Harding, was 41. He married Reah Mabel Holman on 7 December 1932, in Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston County, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 12 January 1984, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Reed Bennett
1907–1984
Reah Mabel Holman
1909–2000
Marriage: 7 December 1932
Douglas Reed Bennett
1933–2019
Norman Holman Bennett
1940–1991
Allen Lloyd Bennett
1945–2017

Sources (25)

  • Earl Reed Bennett in household of Austin R Bennett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Earl Reed Bennett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Earl Reed Bennett, "Montana Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals and Departures, 1923-1956"

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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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Story Highlight

Austin R. Bennett bio, by B. Harker, gt g-son, (2014).

Austin Bennett (37) came to Canada, he said, in the hope that his sons might become something more than barbers. Many rough men came into his barbershop in Lehi, Utah and Austin did not want his child …

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