Aaron Benjamin Cherry

11 February 1801–15 October 1864 (Age 63)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Aaron Benjamin

When Aaron Benjamin Cherry was born on 11 February 1801, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Cherry Sr, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Anthony, was 23. He married Mary Margaret Yelton on 21 May 1829, in Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 15 October 1864, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Aaron Benjamin Cherry
Mary Margaret Yelton
Marriage: 21 May 1829
Rebecca Ann Cherry
Sarah Jane Cherry
John James Cherry
Mary Margaret Cherry
Amelia Mariah Cherry
Jessie Yelton Cherry
Thomas Rittenhouse Cherry
Caroline Cherry
Joseph Smith Cherry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1829Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 2
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 18
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Aaron B Cherry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Aron B Cherry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Aaron Cherry in entry for Margeret Cherry Brandon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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