Earl Reed Bennett

3 March 1907–12 January 1984 (Age 76)
Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada

The Life Summary of Earl Reed

When Earl Reed Bennett was born on 3 March 1907, in Magrath, Cardston, 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, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He immigrated to Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1948 and lived in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926 and World for about 25 years. He died on 12 January 1984, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Reed Bennett
Reah Mabel Holman
Marriage: 7 December 1932
Douglas Reed Bennett
Norman Bennett
Allen Lloyd Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1932Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    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.
    1918 · First Paved Street in Bountiful
    Age 11
    Bountiful's Main Street was the first road in Bountiful to be paved with asphalt and cement. With this improvement to the roads, more citizens began to buy vehicles.
    1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park
    Age 21
    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

    A. Bennett & Alice Harding, 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 …

    Sources (24)

    • 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, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Earl Reed Bennett, "Montana Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals and Departures, 1923-1956"

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