Aaron Benjamin Cherry

5 July 1843–9 September 1902 (Age 59)
Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Aaron Benjamin

When Aaron Benjamin Cherry was born on 5 July 1843, in Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Ebenezer Griffin Cherry Sr., was 28 and his mother, Susannah Evertson, was 28. He married Phebe Ann Leavitt on 15 August 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 9 September 1902, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Aaron Benjamin Cherry
Phebe Ann Leavitt
Marriage: 15 August 1868
Susannah Cherry
George Aaron Cherry
Delonzo E Cherry
Mary Janette Cherry
James D Cherry
Leo Deseret Cherry
Ida May Cherry
Amellia Cherry
Anna Keturah Cherry
Raymond Cherry
Orvel Cherry
Alloy Cherry
Levon Cherry
Velora L Cherry
Edsil Cherry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Santa Anna forced into exile.
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 18
    Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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    History of Aaron Benjamin and Phoebe Ann Leavitt

    Aaron Benjamin Cherry was born 5th of July, 1843 in Adams County Illinois. The son of Ebenezer Griffin Cherry and Susannah Everton. He emigrated to Utah 2 October 1847 in the Charles C. Rich Co …

    Sources (28)

    • Arron B. Cheny, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Aaron B Cherry in entry for Orvel Cherry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Aaron B Cherry, "United States Census, 1880"

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