Barbara Lynn Bennion

17 February 1919–23 February 1965 (Age 46)
Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Barbara Lynn

When Barbara Lynn Bennion was born on 17 February 1919, in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Marcus Leslie Bennion, was 26 and her mother, Ella Fern Petersen, was 24. She married James Daniel Haffner on 16 September 1949, in Taft, Lincoln, Oregon, United States. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1965, in King, Washington, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Daniel Haffner
1920–1996
Barbara Lynn Bennion
1919–1965
Marriage: 16 September 1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1949
Taft, Lincoln, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1932

Age 13

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Story Highlight

Early years of James D. Haffner and Barbara Bennion - told by daughter Rosemary

Email from Rosemary Haffner to Lisa Edler, January 2017 - Lisa had asked about how our grandparents (James D. Haffner and Barbara Bennion) met and married: As I understand the story, my mom and dad ( …

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Bennion in household of Marcus Leslie Bennion, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Barbara Bennion in household of Marcus Leslie Bennion, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Barbara Lynn Bennion Haffner in household of James Daniel Haffner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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