Losana Bentley

4 April 1813–25 September 1870 (Age 57)
Sugarcreek Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Losana

When Losana Bentley was born on 4 April 1813, in Sugarcreek Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Bentley, was 39 and her mother, Patience Greene, was 31. She married Elijah Newman on 9 September 1832, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 25 September 1870, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Newman
Losana Bentley
Marriage: 9 September 1832
Virginia Lovina Newman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1832Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 17
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places, the chief of which are in Derbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and East and South Yorkshire. The placename is from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.In some cases also an Americanized form of South German Bentele or of its Swiss German or South German cognates Bandle and Bandli.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Ancestors of Libbie Elizabeth Manwill Brindley--who came to Utah across the Plaines between 1847-1868

    ----Milo Andrus Company: 1850---- Departure: 3 June 1850 Arrival: 30 August 1850 206 individuals and 51 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Io …

    Sources (16)

    • Lucina Pratt in household of William Pratt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lausane Manwell in household of Jno Manwell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lusand Bently and Elija Newman, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958" 9 Sep 1832 Hamilton Co , Ohio

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