Birch Forest Bennion

26 January 1899–29 September 1982 (Age 83)
Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Birch Forest

When Birch Forest Bennion was born on 26 January 1899, in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Owen Bennion, was 29 and his mother, Anna Sophia Elg, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Powell on 6 June 1925, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Mount Emmons, Duchesne, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 8 Altonah, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1982, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bear, Adams, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Birch Forest Bennion
Mary Elizabeth Powell
Marriage: 6 June 1925
Boyd R Bennion
Jay Birch Bennion
Harden Rex Bennion

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1925Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 7
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 24
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (34)

    • Birch F Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Birch F Bennion, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Birch Forest Bennion, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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