Mary Elizabeth <I>Hustler</I> Bennett

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Mary Elizabeth Hustler Bennett

  • Birth 31 Jul 1882 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 14 Oct 1955 Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Plot Block 15, Lot 108
  • Memorial ID 85597393

Mary is a daughter of Joseph Clough Hustler and Emma Mary Powell - the third child of their eleven children. Her older brother and sister both died as infants leaving Mary to be the oldest of her siblings. All of the other children were born in England. Mary was born in Pennsylvania during her parents' short stay there. They returned to England after her birth and Mary grew up there in Yorkshire.

The last Census Mary shows on in England is 1901. She is 18 years old living in her parents' home in Yorkshire (West Riding). The family immigrated to Utah in 1903. Mary married John Bell Bennett on February 15, 1905 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They became parents to six children: Clarence, Lyndon, Leslie, Stanley, Marcelene, and Elaine.

John died in 1946. Mary stayed in Provo for a few years eventually moving to her daughter's home in Midvale, Utah.

From The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah) - Monday, October 17, 1955:

Funeral services for Mary Hustler Bennett, 73, who died Friday at the home of a daughter in Midvale after a 3 1/2 year illness, will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel.

Bishop Arnold J. Butterfield of Midvale First LDS Ward will conduct funeral proceedings. Friends may call at the mortuary Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday prior to services. Burial will be in Provo City Cemetery.

Mrs. Bennett served as a practical nurse, for many years and played Santa Claus to homebound people during her residence in Provo.

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  • Maintained by: Julie Haws
  • Originally Created by: Lisa
  • Added: 23 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85597393
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth Hustler Bennett (31 Jul 1882–14 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85597393, citing Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Julie Haws (contributor 48757442) .