Emma Jane Terry

19 December 1849–15 August 1931 (Age 81)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Terry was born on 19 December 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Otis Lysander Terry, was 31 and her mother, Fanny Marilla Loveridge, was 26. She married John Rowland Bennion on 28 April 1866, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 15 August 1931, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rowland Bennion
Emma Jane Terry
Marriage: 28 April 1866
Henry Hansen Bennion
Samuel Otis Bennion
Parley Bennion
John Alma Bennion
Mary Bennion
Rowland Bennion
Orson Bennion
Vincent Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1866Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    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 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: from the Norman personal name T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), a short form of Theodoric, which is composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. Theodoric was the name of the Ostrogothic leader (c. 454–526) who invaded Italy in 488 and established his capital at Ravenna in 493. His name was sometimes taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). An Anglo-Norman family of this name has been in County Cork, Ireland, since the 13th century.Irish: sometimes an Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Otis Terry, as compiled by Cynthia Graham

    Otis Terry Written by June T. Farley, DUP history stamped 1 Mar 2001 Otis Terry, son of John and Sarah Ramsdell Terry, was born 28 February 1796. He was the sixth child in a family of eight chil …

    Sources (28)

    • Emma J Bennion in household of Parley Bennion, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Emma Jane Terry in entry for M Orson Bennion and Alice Nate, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Emma Jane Terry in entry for Samuel Otis Bennion, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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