Elizabeth Bennett

15 April 1852–29 November 1941 (Age 89)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bennett was born on 15 April 1852, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, James Bennett, was 43 and her mother, Ellen Pincock, was 35. She married Richard Thomas Venable on 10 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 29 November 1941, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Thomas Venable
Elizabeth Bennett
Marriage: 10 October 1876
James Andrew Venable
Charles Richard Venable
Susannah Ellen Venable
Elijah Marvin Venable
Martha Isabel Venable
Weltha Ann Venable
Lawrence Henry Venable
Mae Elizabeth Venable
Cora Violate King

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1876
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 24
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘blessed’. In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Venable, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elizabeth Bennett in entry for Chas R Venable and Lottie Socwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mrs. R. T. Venable in entry for Richard Thomas Venable, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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