John Bennion

9 July 1820–1 September 1877 (Age 57)
Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Bennion was born on 9 July 1820, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Bennion, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Roberts, was 29. He married Esther Wainwright on 12 February 1842, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 September 1877, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bennion
1820–1877
Esther Wainwright
1817–1902
Marriage: 12 February 1842
Samuel Roberts Bennion
1842–1915
Mary Bennion
1844–1933
Ann Bennion
1845–1847
Angeline Roberts Bennion
1847–1934
Rachel Bennion
1849–1933
John Edward Bennion I
1851–1930
Moroni Bennion
1853–1855
Elizabeth Bennion
1855–1863
Kanosh Bennion
1855–1873
Maria Bennion
1857–1925
Harriet Bennion
1858–1923
Esther Ellen Bennion
1862–1863
Ira Wainwright Bennion
1864–1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1842Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1823
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 16
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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

    Beynon
    Binnion
    Eynon
    Baynham
    Benion

    Story Highlight

    Bennion Livestock and Families Move to "West Desert", by Beatrice Cannon Evans

    Bennion livestock and families move to the “west desert” [This is a compilation of two hand-written documents found among the papers of Beatrice Cannon Evans by her son, Wayne C. Evans. She is writin …

    Sources (157)

    • John Benmon in entry for Harriett B Harker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Bennion in household of Samuel Bennion, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Bennion in entry for Kanosh Bennion, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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