Regula Benz

1 July 1839–20 October 1920 (Age 81)
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Regula

When Regula Benz was born on 1 July 1839, in Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Heinrich Benz, was 36 and her mother, Elisabetha Lang, was 35. She married John Conrad Naegle Sr on 6 October 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 20 October 1920, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Conrad Naegle Sr
1825–1899
Regula Benz
1839–1920
Marriage: 6 October 1860
Joseph Richard Naegle
1863–1911
Elizabeth Anna Naegle
1865–1865
Hyrum Conrad Naegle
1869–1892
Frances Regula Naegle
1871–1913
Enoch Nephi Naegle
1875–1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848
    Age 9
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
    1863
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Gerhard, Kurt, Otto, Ernst, Fritz, Gunther, Heinz, Erhard, Georg, Gerhardt, Heiner.South German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Berthold , or to a lesser extent of Bernhard . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Bence and Bentz .Germanized or Americanized form of Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovenian, and Croatian Benc (see Bentz ), a surname which is at least in part of German origin (see 1 above).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bentz
    Benzel
    Bienz
    Berthold
    Bence
    Binz
    Bensel

    Story Highlight

    THE WIVES OF JOHN CONRAD NAEGLE

    John C. Naegle was very wise and very fortunate in his choice of mothers for his children. All were of German descent and all but two directly from Germany or Switzer-land hence their general outlook …

    Sources (30)

    • Regula Vale, [Regula Benz Nichols] "United States Census, 1870"
    • Regula Bentz Naegle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Regula Neil in household of John C Neil, "United States Census, 1880"

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