Lovinna Farrer

Brief Life History of Lovinna

When Lovinna Farrer was born on 4 April 1871, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, her father, James William Farrer, was 48 and her mother, Phidelia Esther Dame, was 36. She married Benjamin John Bennett Jr. on 28 January 1891, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1953, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin John Bennett Jr.
Lovinna Farrer
Marriage: 28 January 1891
Benjamin Leon Bennett
Lovinna Pearl Bennett
James William Bennett
John Kenneth Bennett
Raymond Dean Bennett

Sources (32)

  • Lovinnia F Bennett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lovina Farrer & Benjamin J Bennett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
  • Lovinna Farrer Bennett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Modoc War

Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farrar .

German: variant of Forer or Fahrer .

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

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HISTORY OF WILLIAM THOMAS BENNETT (written by Dorothy Carr Bennett in 1947) William Thomas Bennett was born in Deseret, Millard County, Utah, 5 Mar 1865. He was the 10th child of John and Jane Rob …

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