Esther Ann Birch

Female7 July 1833–4 August 1909

Brief Life History of Esther Ann

When Esther Ann Birch was born on 7 July 1833, in Wootton, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Birch, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Rogers, was 34. She married John Bennion on 20 July 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, Utah, United States in 1870 and United States in 1900. She died on 4 August 1909, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bennion
Esther Ann Birch
Marriage: 20 July 1856
Enoch Bennion
Israel Bennion
Harden Bennion
David Bennion
Justin Bennion
Owen Bennion
Willard Richards Bennion
Ida Bennion
Archie Birch Bennion

Sources (66)

  • Esther Bennion in household of John Bennion, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hester in entry for William Bennion, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Esther Bennion in household of John Bennion, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 10

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 21

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from an ancient Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce, byrce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk). In some cases the German and English name may be derived from any of the places called with this word, such as Birch in Aargau (see Birke ) or Birch in Essex. In Swedish, the name is in many instances ornamental.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Eliz. Birch & Jos. Harker; B. Harker, gg g-son (2017).

    Elizabeth Birch, the third plural wife of Joseph Harker, did not marry him (1868) until she was already 38 years old and he 50. They had no joint progeny. Wed twice before in England, Elizabeth’s thre …

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