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 Annie <I>Tordoff</I> Benfell

Annie Tordoff Benfell

Birth
England
Death 7 Jul 1925 (aged 61)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 08 014 4
Memorial ID 128218 · View Source
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GASH ON NECK
KILLS WOMAN

Bleeds to Death After
Motor Smashup
Near Murray

SALT LAKE, July 8. Mrs. Annie Benfell. 61 years of age, of Murray R. D. No. 2. was fatally injured; her husband, Joseph Benfell, 65, suffered injuries to the head, several broken ribs and a possible fracture of the back, and her son, Leonard Benfell, 22, suffered a fracture at the base of the skull and cuts and bruises Tuesday night when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a car driven by Frank Martin, 25, of Bingham.

Source- THE OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 8, 1925.

ORDERS ARREST
OF MOTOR DRIVER

SALT LAKE, July 10—Justice H. T. Matthews ordered the arrest of Frank Martin of Bingham Canyon following receipt of a coroner's jury verdict that Martin was guilty of reckless driving in the accident in which Mrs. Annie Benfell was fatally injured. She was severely gashed on the throat and bled to death.

Martin at a high rate of speed swung to the left around another southbound car and crashed into the northbound Benfell car.

Source-THE OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER FRIDAY; EVENING, JULY 10, 1925



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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128218
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Tordoff Benfell (11 Oct 1863–7 Jul 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128218, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .