12 October 1817–6 January 1902 (Age 84)
Pentrobin, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom
When Esther Wainwright was born on 12 October 1817, in Pentrobin, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Wainwright Jr, was 26 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 24. She married John Bennion on 12 February 1842, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1890 and North Jordan Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 6 January 1902, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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