John Benbow[1, 2]

Male 1800 -


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  • Name John Benbow 
    Born 1 Apr 1800  Grendon Warren, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence Pottawattamie, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4867  Winter Quarters
    Last Modified 15 May 2006 

    Family Jane Holmes,   b. 12 Jan 1792, Ashperton, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1846  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1826  Saint Nicolas, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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, "Bishop, 24 July 1846, V. 1 p. 4"

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a Commencement to bury in the burying ground at Winter Quarters, North West Corner. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."
      Stated in record above for Jane Benbow wife of John Benbow, "Jane Benbow; age 54 yrs, 10 mos, 16 days; wife of John Benbow; deceased Nov. 28, 1846; disease chills fever; birthplace Parish of Ashburton, Herefordshire, Eng.; birthdate Jan 12, 1792; grave no. 15."

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Pioneer Mormon Overland Travels, Brigham Young Company, 1848.

    2. [S10] 1860 United States Census, Utah.

    3. [S11] Research from Harvey B. Black.

    4. [S1] Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Ronald G. Watt, (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991, Copyright LDS Church).