Elva Billings

Female6 February 1903–18 August 1974

Brief Life History of Elva

When Elva Billings was born on 6 February 1903, in Maeser, Uintah, Utah, United States, her father, George Victor Billings, was 22 and her mother, Maggie Maria Bingham, was 22. She married Leo Bennion on 29 January 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 18 August 1974, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Orem Cemetery, Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo Bennion
Elva Billings
Marriage: 29 January 1926
Howard Billings Bennion
Afton Bennion
Junius Leo Bennion
Afton Bennion
Lenore Bennion
George Marcus Bennion
Roy Billings Bennion

Sources (40)

  • Elva Billings Bennion in household of Leo Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Miss Elva Billings, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Elva  Billings Bennion in household of Leo Bennion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1926Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

    Age 6

    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

    1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

    Age 19

    Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): variant of Billing , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Simple Backyard Living

    The final home of my grandparents, Leo & Elva Bennion, was in Orem, Ut. I remember visiting them as often as we could make the drive from Santa Clara, CA to their home. The simple pleasures they unkn …

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