John Benbow

1 April 1800–12 May 1874 (Age 74)
Grendon Warren, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Benbow was born on 1 April 1800, in Grendon Warren, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Benbow, was 48 and his mother, Anne Jones, was 44. He married Jane Homes on 16 October 1826, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 May 1874, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Benbow
1800–1874
Rosetta Wright
1819–1894
Marriage: 3 September 1851
Mary Benbow
1849–1862
Benbow
1854–1854
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1855–1855
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1856–1856
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1857–1857
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1858–1858
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1852–1852
Isabella Markham Benbow
1852–1914
John Benbow
1859–
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1861–1861
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1861–1861

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1851Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 1
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    Age 15
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1823
    Age 23
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English bend(en) ‘to bend’ + boue, bewe ‘bow’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an archer.

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

    Story Highlight

    Wilford Woodruff's remarks delivered at the funeral of Elder William Pitt

    Journal of Discourses, Volume 15, Discourse 42: His Acquaintance With the Deceased--Incidents in the Latter-s Life Since He Joined the Church. Remarks by Elder Wilford Woodruff, delivered at the Fun …

    Sources (22)

    • John Benbow, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Benbow in entry for Isabella M. B. Erikson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Benbow in household of Thomas Benbow, "United States Census, 1850"

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