Samuel Bennion

11 December 1818–9 September 1889 (Age 70)
Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Bennion was born on 11 December 1818, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Bennion, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Roberts, was 28. He married Mary Bushell on 28 April 1839, in St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and North Jordan Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 9 September 1889, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Bennion
1818–1889
Mary Bushell
1816–1872
Marriage: 28 April 1839
John Rowland Bennion
1840–1899
James Bushell Bennion
1841–1844
William Bennion
1842–1844
Elizabeth Bennion
1845–1846
Hyrum Bennion Sr
1847–1926
Mary Elizabeth Bennion
1848–1849
Joseph Bushell Bennion Sr
1850–1888
Nephi Bennion
1850–
Emma Bennion
1851–1941
Rebecca Ann Bennion
1853–1946
Samuel Heber Bennion Jr.
1854–1910
Alice Jane Bennion
1856–1929
Amos J Bennion
1857–
Richard Bennion
1858–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1839St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1823
    Age 5
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1827
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 21
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Beynon
    Binnion
    Eynon
    Baynham
    Benion

    Story Highlight

    Bennion Livestock and Families Move to "West Desert", by Beatrice Cannon Evans

    Bennion livestock and families move to the “west desert” [This is a compilation of two hand-written documents found among the papers of Beatrice Cannon Evans by her son, Wayne C. Evans. She is writin …

    Sources (110)

    • Samuel Bennion, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Saml in entry for Robt Wm Bennion, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Samuel Bennion, "United States Census, 1860"

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