Margaret Benson

5 January 1851–29 January 1883 (Age 32)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Benson was born on 5 January 1851, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathan Benson Sr., was 24 and her mother, Ann Baybutt, was 27. She married Daniel Seavey Pendleton on 5 July 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Heskin, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 29 January 1883, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Seavey Pendleton
Margaret Benson
Marriage: 5 July 1870
Daniel Seavey Pendleton
Emeline Pendleton
Margaret Ellen Pendleton
Sarah Pendleton
Mary Pendleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 3
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

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    Bio: Margaret Benson Pendleton

    Margaret was born in Liverpool England. Her father was a pavier / quarryman. She grew up in the Howebrook house cottage in Heskin, Lancashire. Her Father had joined the Mormon Church at the age of 16. …

    Sources (16)

    • Margaret Benson in household of Nathan Benson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Margareth Benson en el registro de Daniel S. Pendleton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Margaret Benson in household of Nathan Benson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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