Samuel Roberts Bennion

10 November 1842–16 November 1915 (Age 73)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Roberts

When Samuel Roberts Bennion was born on 10 November 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, John Bennion, was 22 and his mother, Esther Wainwright, was 25. He married Mary Panter on 28 September 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 16 November 1915, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Roberts Bennion
Mary Panter
Marriage: 28 September 1867
Enos Bennion
Nora Bennion
Laura Bennion
Mary Edith Bennion
Harriet Bennion
Elizabeth P Bennion
Esther Bennion
Ethel Bennion
Clyde H Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

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    Silas Jerome Merrell Serves in 1st Bishopric in Dry Fork

    Uncle Thomas Bingham, Sr., was the first bishop and his counselors were Thomas Bingham Jr.. and Silas Jerome Merrell. [1] Ashley Valley was organized into two wards, named "Ashley." and "Mountain Del …

    Sources (89)

    • Samuel Bennion, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Sam R in entry for Richard William Bradshaw and Vilate Bennion, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Samueal R. Bennion in entry for Nora B. Dimond, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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