Robert Cutler Behunin

15 October 1929–26 November 2014 (Age 85)
Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert Cutler

When Robert Cutler Behunin was born on 15 October 1929, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Herbert Bertman Behunin, was 45 and his mother, Annie Christine "Goldie" Sorensen, was 39. He died on 26 November 2014, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Herbert Bertman Behunin
Annie Christine "Goldie" Sorensen
Gerald Ellsworth Behunin
Robert Cutler Behunin

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, the Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 23

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Bohannon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Cutler Behunin in household of Bertman M Behunin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert Cutler Behunin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert C Behuman in household of Bert M Behunan, "United States Census, 1930"

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