Eliza Ann Parry

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Parry was born on 30 March 1828, in Castle Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Parry, was 28 and her mother, Grace Ann Williams, was 28. She married Ezra Taft Benson on 4 March 1847, in Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1849 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 30 April 1913, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Taft Benson
Eliza Ann Parry
Marriage: 4 March 1847
Alice Eliza Benson
John Perry Benson
Malina Adelaide Benson
Orin Parry Benson
Carrie Stella Benson
Abbie Della Benson
Grace Ann Benson

Sources (24)

  • Eliza Benson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza A. Perry Perry, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"
  • Eliza Parry, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

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.

1859 · Logan is Founded

"\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ (see Harry , Harris ). The name is widespread in both England and Wales.

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

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Eliza Ann Perry Benson Find A Grave Memorial# 61511002

Eliza Ann Perry Benson Learn about removing the ads from this memorial... Birth: Mar. 30, 1828 Death: Apr. 30, 1913 Family links: Spouse: Ezra Taft Benson (1811 - 1869) Children: John Per …

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