Ann Longman

Female1 February 1808–15 January 1886

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Longman was born on 1 February 1808, in Peters Marland, Devon, England, her father, Edward Longman, was 47 and her mother, Martha Copp, was 11805. She married William Bench Sr. on 15 October 1837, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1852. She died on 15 January 1886, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bench Sr.
Ann Longman
Marriage: 15 October 1837
John Longman Bench
William Bench Jr
George Edward Bench Sr
Martha Ann Bench
Mary Bench

Sources (38)

  • Ann Bench in household of Wm Bench, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann in entry for Mark Bench, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Ann Bench, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1837Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 4

    Louisiana is the 18th state.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English lang, long ‘tall’ + man ‘man’.

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

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    Personal History written by herself

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