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 James Bennett

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James Bennett

  • Birth 10 Oct 1808 Leyland, South Ribble Borough, Lancashire, England
  • Death 14 Dec 1888 Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
  • Plot 16-2-A-14
  • Memorial ID 123864

James was born in 1808 at Leland, Lancashire, England, son of Thomas and Ann Parker Bennett. On June 30, 1833 he married Ellen Pincock in Chorley, Lancashire, England, who was born in 1816 to John and Mary Marsden Pincock.

In 1841, James and Ellen with their 4 little children left their homeland. They sailed on the ship Sheffield. They spent 13 weeks on the water.

In 1852 they crossed the plains and settled in Kaysville, Utah. They had 14 children born to them, 11 of them grew to maturity. One child, Ann, the oldest died in infancy in England.



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  • Maintained by: Andrea Pierce
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123864
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Bennett (10 Oct 1808–14 Dec 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123864, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Andrea Pierce (contributor 47114519) .