Alfred Bennion

20 December 1860–12 May 1906 (Age 45)
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred

When Alfred Bennion was born on 20 December 1860, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Bennion, was 40 and his mother, Mary Turpin, was 20. He married Amelia Eliza Slade on 24 August 1882. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 May 1906, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Bennion
Amelia Eliza Slade
Marriage: 24 August 1882
Amelia Bennion
Alfred W. “Fred” Bennion Sr.
Earl Slade Bennion
Eliza Bennion
Desla Slade Bennion
Willard Bennion
William Bennion
Irving Slade Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1882
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 15
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Bennion Livestock and Families Move to "West Desert", by Beatrice Cannon Evans

    Bennion livestock and families move to the “west desert” [This is a compilation of two hand-written documents found among the papers of Beatrice Cannon Evans by her son, Wayne C. Evans. She is writin …

    Sources (21)

    • Alfred Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alfred Bennion in entry for Willard Bennion, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Alfred Bennion, "United States Census, 1900"

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