Emma Euphrasia Bennett

29 April 1848–5 September 1928 (Age 80)
Holt, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Euphrasia

When Emma Euphrasia Bennett was born on 29 April 1848, in Holt, Missouri, United States, her father, David Alma Bennett, was 46 and her mother, Johanna Lovell, was 44. She married David Foote on 4 February 1866, in Saint Thomas, Clark, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1920. She died on 5 September 1928, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Thatcher Cemetery, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Porter
Emma Euphrasia Bennett
Marriage: about 1873
James Henry Porter
Jessie Evelett Porter
Maud Berenes Porter
Harry Bennett Porter
Arthur Clinton Porter
William Ray Porter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 15
    Arizona Territory
    Age 26
    Historical Boundaries 1874: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States 1881: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Graham, Arizona, United States

    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

    David & Emma Bennett Foote

    Film M2013 page 231: Nov 1872 David left to take his wife to Sanpete to visit for the winter. David returned to Glendale sometime Jan 1873. March 1873 David received a letter from Emma's brother, Alm …

    Sources (14)

    • Emma Porter, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Emma Euphesia Porter, "Arizona, Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Emma Bennet in household of David Bennet, "United States Census, 1850"

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