Andrew Beck Benzon Sr

16 February 1835–July 1901 (Age 66)
Maribo, Maribo Domsogn, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrew Beck

When Andrew Beck Benzon Sr was born on 16 February 1835, in Maribo, Maribo Domsogn, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Lauritz Benzon, was 47 and his mother, Dorothea Magdalene Christensen, was 42. He married Catherine Wickel on 11 February 1862, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maribo, Denmark in 1860 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1870, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as clerk store in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 14 July 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Beck Benzon Sr
Mary Jane Mitchell
Marriage: 9 May 1870
Emeline A Benzon
Edward M Benzon
Alfred Or Albert Barnard Benzon
Walter Raymon Benzon
Beatrice Isabella Benzon
Willard Benzon
Maude Mae Benzon
Clarabell Benzon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 12
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 24
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Danish: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Benjamin or Bernhard , of German origin (compare Benson ).Filipino: Chinese Filipino surname formed with Chinese 孫 or sūn ‘grandchild’ as the second element. The first element is usually a reference to birth order or a prominent characteristic of the person.

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

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    History of Andrew Beck Benzon

    Utah Pioneer of 1862 Compiled by Katy Affleck Rich (granddaughter) My father, Andrew Beck Benzon, son of Laurity and Dorothy Benzon, Born February 16, 1835 in the town of Maribo, Denmark. He ca …

    Sources (76)

    • Andres Beck Benzon in household of Lauritz Benzon, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Andrew B Benzon in entry for Owen Benzon and Grace Downey, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Andrew B Benzon, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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