Joseph Benson

13 July 1865–5 June 1941 (Age 75)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Benson was born on 13 July 1865, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Ezra Taft Benson, was 54 and his mother, Mary Knight, was 35. He married Sigrid Louisa Larson on 24 September 1890, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 5 June 1941, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Benson
Sigrid Louisa Larson
Marriage: 24 September 1890
Joseph Guy Benson
Mignonette Benson
Myrtle Benson
Eugene Taft Benson
Louise Johanna Benson
Edson Benson
Edith Benson
Elfreda Gladys Benson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1890Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1866 · Logan is Incorporated as a City
    Age 1
    Logan City was recognized as a city in the Territory of Utah, seven years after its founding.
    Age 21
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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    Sources (25)

    • Joseph Benson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Joseph Benson in entry for Hyrum Carlisle Maughan and Edythe Benson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Benson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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