Alice Bennett

5 May 1848–21 June 1910 (Age 62)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Bennett was born on 5 May 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, James Bennett, was 39 and her mother, Ellen Pincock, was 31. She married Hyrum Smith King on 1 January 1864, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Clinton, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 21 June 1910, in West Point, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Smith King
Alice Bennett
Marriage: 1 January 1864
Mary Ann King
Hyrum Smith King Jr.
Joseph Smith King
Alice Angeline King
Elizabeth Emeline King
Ellen Matildia King
Charlotte Isabel King
James Henry King
Enoch Marvin King
George Riley King
Archa Willard King
Olive May King

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1864Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    A Brief Sketch of the Life of Alice Bennett King

    Alice Bennett King, daughter of James and Ellen Pincock Bennett, was born 5 May 1848 at Mosquito Creek, Pottowatamie Co., Iowa.(Another copy says at Council Bluff, Iowa.) She migrated with her parent …

    Sources (38)

    • Alier Beenett in household of Jos Beenett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alice Bennett in entry for Alice A. Bybee, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Alice King in household of Hiram King, "United States Census, 1870"

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