Jerome Messenger Benson[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1810 - 1873  (62 years)


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  • Name Jerome Messenger Benson 
    Born 5 Nov 1810  Fabius, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1839/1846  Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Endowed (LDS) 12 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1848  Big Pigeon Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1849  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Calling 1848 - 1851  Pottawattamie (Stake), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    High Council 
    Baptized (LDS) 4 Jun 1872  [11
    Died 17 Apr 1873  San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2172  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2012 

    Father Benjamin Benson,   b. 1779, Maple Beach, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, , Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Kesiah Messenger,   b. 4 Dec 1779, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1858, Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1795  Maple Grove, Rensselaer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 1 Sep 1993  JRIVE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1462  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Rhodes,   b. 2 Jul 1812, , Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Oct 1830  Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 14 Apr 1848  [11
    Children 
     1. George Benson
     2. Susannah Benson,   b. 18 Feb 1834, Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eveline Benson,   b. 28 Feb 1834, Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Benjamin Benson,   b. 1837,   d. 1837  (Age 0 years)
     5. Mary Benson,   b. 24 Dec 1838, , Platte, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Louisa Kasiah Benson,   b. 27 Apr 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Amelia Benson,   b. 6 Oct 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lovina Martha Benson,   b. 1847, , , Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Alma Benson
     10. Alvey Benson
    Family ID F1994  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Martha Bartholomew 
    Family ID F1995  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Mary Cartwright 
    Family ID F1996  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Jane Eliza Pine 
    Family ID F1997  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839/1846 - Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 111 Lot 2
      T5 R5 Sec 7 W/2 NW NW

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 141
      High Priest, p 11
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 5, pp 21-23

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 750

      MOTHER NAME VARIANT: Kazia MESSENGER
      VARIANT BIRTH DATE: 10 Nov 1810

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Note: Stated in record above, "V. 1 p. 43"

      Note: From record above a hand written note with this name, first name may be Jerome with middle initial M.

      Note: Stated in record above, "38 years old"

      Note: Stated in record above, "High Council For Mcedonia"

      VARIANT BIRTH DATE: 17 Apr 1873

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] LDS - High Priests, Nauvoo and Salt Lake, , p 11.

    2. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 5, pp 21-23.

    3. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 141.

    4. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 750.

    5. [S15] USA - 1850 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Iowa, Pottawattamie, District 21.

    6. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    7. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    8. [S2279]

    9. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).

    10. [S54093] LDS - Pottawattamie High Council Minutes.

    11. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.