Ruth Ada Miner

Female7 February 1878–22 June 1967

Brief Life History of Ruth Ada

When Ruth Ada Miner was born on 7 February 1878, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Moroni Miner, was 42 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Chase, was 32. She married Enos Bennion on 8 October 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 22 June 1967, in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enos Bennion
Ruth Ada Miner
Marriage: 8 October 1913

Sources (19)

  • Ruth A Mintz Bennion en la familia de Enos Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ruth Miner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Ruth Ada Binnion in entry for Enos Binnion, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · Uintah County was established

    Age 2

    On Feb 8th, 1880, Uintah county is established. Although Vernal is one of the most important cities in the county, it does not incorporate until later.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 24

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English minour, miner ‘miner’ (Old French mineor, mineur). In Cornwall this generally denoted a tin miner, but can refer to the excavation of coal or other minerals.

    Americanized form of German Meiner .

    Americanized form of French Ménard (see Menard ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ruth Miner Bennion Autobiography

    Autobiography of Ruth Ada Miner Bennion March 23, 1964 I was born in Springville, Utah in 1878. My father’s name was Moroni Miner. He was born in Kirtland, Ohio and walked all the way across the p …

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