Charlotte Hannah Bensley

1 January 1824–7 March 1896 (Age 72)
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charlotte Hannah

When Charlotte Hannah Bensley was born on 1 January 1824, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Bensley II, was 17 and her mother, Charlotte Hall, was 18. She married James Payne about 1846, in Woolwich, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 March 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Payne
Charlotte Hannah Bensley
Marriage: about 1846
Audrey Elizabeth Bensley Payne
John Payne
Maria Payne
George Payne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1846Woolwich, Kent, England
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk and Suffolk): possibly an altered form of Bendelowes with metathesis of -s- and substitution of -ley for -low). Bendelowes is a variant of Bindloss, a nickname perhaps for a wolf hunter, from Middle English binden ‘bind’ + Middle English (Old French) loues ‘wolves’.

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

    Sources (13)

    • Charlotte Bensley in household of James Tweedy, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Charlotte Bensley in household of George Bensley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Charlotte Hannah Bensley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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