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George Taft Benson

George Taft Benson

Male 1846 - 1919  (73 years)

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  • Name George Taft Benson 
    Born 1 May 1846  Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 19G5-1X 
    Census 1860  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 15 Apr 1865  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 May 1919  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 May 1919  Logan City Cemetery, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I286  mytree
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2018 

    Father Ezra Taft Benson,   b. 22 Feb 1811, Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1869, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Adeline Brooks Andrus,   b. 18 Mar 1813, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1898, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1844  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Alexandrine Ballif,   b. 25 Feb 1850, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1922, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1867  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Louisa "Lulu" Benson,   b. 28 Mar 1869, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1938, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Ezra Taft Benson,   b. 6 Aug 1871, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1871, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Elise Benson,   b. 10 Mar 1873, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +4. George Taft Benson, Jr,   b. 24 Jun 1875, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1934, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +5. Serge Ballif Benson,   b. 2 Oct 1877, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1959, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +6. Adeline Benson,   b. 31 Jul 1879, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1960, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Florence Benson,   b. 31 Jul 1879, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1967, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. William Kennedy Benson,   b. 9 Feb 1882, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1882, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Frank Taft Benson,   b. 23 Apr 1883, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1923, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     10. Marie Benson,   b. 19 Jul 1885, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1891, Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +11. Carmen Benson,   b. 7 Nov 1887, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1974, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +12. Jenny Benson,   b. 30 Jun 1890, Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1970, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +13. Kathinka "Kinnie" Benson,   b. 15 Mar 1894, Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1960, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1846 - Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 15 Apr 1865 - EHOUS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1867 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1919 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 May 1919 - Logan City Cemetery, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benson, George Taft
    George Taft Benson
    Benson, Frank Taft Family
    Benson, Frank Taft Family
    b Jennie - Father George - Kathinka - Mother Louisa - Carmen t Elsie - Serge - Adeline (Addie) - George - Florence - Frank - Louisa (Lulu)

    Documents
    Benson, George Taft Death Certificate
    Benson, George Taft Death Certificate

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Esshom, Frank. 1913 Page: 750

      SOURCE: Family Group Sheet-Father

      SOURCE: Family Group Sheet-Self

      SOURCE: Temple Index Bureau

      SOURCE: Whitney Ward Records--Preston, ID

      SOURCE: Journal of Elise Benson Alder

      George was a Sunday school superintendent, high counselor, and counselor in the bishopric.

      George was the bishop of Whitney for 20 years.

      SOURCE: Death Certificates, State of Utah
      Occupation: Farmer
      Pioneer
      Charles C. Rich Company (1847)Age at departure: 1
      126 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post on the Elkhorn River about 27 miles west of Winter Quarters, Nebraska