Mary Bench

27 August 1846–26 January 1927 (Age 80)
Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Bench was born on 27 August 1846, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bench Sr., was 31 and her mother, Ann Longman, was 38. She married Francis George Wall on 24 June 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 26 January 1927, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 80, and was buried in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Francis George Wall
Mary Bench
Marriage: 24 June 1872
Frank Emeron Wall
Minnie Ann Wall
Martha Henrietta Wall
Mary Jessie Wall
Francis George Wall
Ella Wall
Clara Wall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a bank or raised piece of ground, from Middle English bench(e), banch, binch(e) ‘bench, bank, terrace’ (from Old English benc), signifying one who lived at or near a terrace or (river) bank.Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Benč: from a pet form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus (see Benedict and Benko ).Possibly also an altered form of German Bensch .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Mary Bench

    Mary Bench was born a twin to Martha on August 27, 1846, in Southampton, England, according to her birth certificate and the British birth registry. Her parents were William Bench and Ann Longman B …

    Sources (26)

    • Mary Bench in household of William Bench, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ann Bench in entry for Frank Emeron Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Wall in household of Francis Wall, "United States Census, 1880"

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