Lois Bent

16 July 1836–29 November 1917 (Age 81)
Desford, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lois

When Lois Bent was born on 16 July 1836, in Desford, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bent, was 38 and her mother, Jane Elliott, was 32. She married James Carrigan on 28 December 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 29 November 1917, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Carrigan
Lois Bent
Marriage: 28 December 1857
Mary Jane Carrigan
Elizabeth R Carrigan
James William Carrigan
Agnes Ann Carrigan
Eunice Carrigan
Albert Bent Carrigan
Irven Carrigan
George Edward Carrigan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 21
    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 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous farms and other minor places called with Middle English bent ‘coarse grass’ (Old English beonet ‘bent grass, coarse grass’), with reference to a tract of land growing with it.English: nickname from Middle English bent ‘bent, curved’ (of the back or legs) or ‘striped, ribboned’ (of clothing).East Frisian and North German: from a Frisian-Low German short form of the personal name Bernhart (see Bernhard ).

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

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    Story Highlight


    Eliza Ann Carrigan was born on 24 April 1852 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory to James and Ann Scothan Carrigan. Her father James Carrigan was born 6 October 1811 in Carbury, C …

    Sources (32)

    • Lois Bent Carrigan in household of James Carrigan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Lois Carrigan, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Louis Bent in household of William Bent, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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