Benjamin Franklin Barrus

Brief Life History of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Barrus was born on 30 May 1838, in Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Emery Barrus, was 29 and his mother, Huldah Abigail Nickerson, was 22. He married Lovina Ann Steele on 29 September 1861, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Tooele, Utah, United States in 1856. His occupation is listed as farmer, mayor of grantsville utah in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States. He died on 29 August 1921, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Barrus
Lovina Ann Steele
Marriage: 29 September 1861
Benjamin Franklin Barrus
Emery Freeman Barrus
Samuel Leonard Barrus
Orrin Orlando Barrus
Lovina Angelia Barrus
Albert Almon Barrus
Mary Luella Lully Barrus
Aldo Benoni Barrus
Elvira Chloena Barrus
Sylvia Ellen Barrus
Calvin Cleon or Cleone Barrus

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  • Benjamin Franklin Barrus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Franklin Barrus - birth: 30 May 1838; Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States
  • Benjamin Franklin Barrus, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: George Millard BIRTH 4 Jun 1805 DEATH 13 Sep 1844 (aged 39) BURIAL Grantsville City Cemetery Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 201182391


Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1852: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Barrows .

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

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SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAROLINE NICKERSON (Written by herself at Terrace, Utah, Feb. 6, 1881)

(Copy made available from the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers) A genealogy in part of C.E. Hubbards parentage and family. Carolino Eliza Nickerson was born in Cavindish, Vermont, June 25, 1808, daugh …

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