John Jerimiah Benson

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John Jerimiah Benson

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Death: March 14, 1930 (75)
Ioka, Duchesne County, Utah, United States (Cholecystitis)
Place of Burial: Duchesne , Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jens Peter Benson and Mary Jane Benson Fraughton
Husband of Lois Sylvia Benson
Father of Mary Lucinda Horton; Melvin Jeremiah Benson; John Calvin Benson; Milton Le Roy Benson; Archie Peter Benson and 6 others

Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
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About John Jerimiah Benson

Mr. Benson was born at Salt Lake City November 13, 1854. He moved to Summit county when a young boy and resided there until moving to the Basin seventeen years ago in June. He has held responsible positions in church and civic circles all his life. In Summit county he was bishop of a ward and a member of the high council there as well as holding many positions in Roosevelt stake, being a high counselor. He also filled a mission in the Southern states in 1890.

He is survived by his wife, five sons, M. J., Archie of Ioka; Roy, Merle of Roosevelt and Maurice of Shelley, Idaho; three daughters, Mrs. Lulu Horton and Mrs. Naomi Swain of Salt Lake City and Mrs. Elva Miles of Ioka; 34 grandchildren and one great grandchild. The remains were taken to the Ioka cemetery.

Portion of an obituary appearing in the Roosevelt Standard (Utah) March 20, 1930


Peter Benson, born in Denmark

Mary Jane Simpson Fraughton (1839-1929), born in Missouri


Lois Sylvia Turnbow Benson (1887 - 1940)



Melvin "Med" J. Benson (1886 - 1962)

Archie P Benson (1892 - 1965)

Eva May Benson Miles (1896 - 1957)

Created by: Blaine & Elaine Berger

Record added: Oct 10, 2009

Find A Grave Memorial# 42915096

  • Residence: Utah, United States
  • Residence: Woodland, Summit, Utah - 1900
  • Residence: Woodland, Summit, Utah - 1910
  • Residence: Ioka, Duchesne, Utah - 1920
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John Jerimiah Benson's Timeline

November 13, 1854
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
July 16, 1884
Age 29
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, usa
January 10, 1886
Age 31
Woodland, Summit, Utah Territory, United States
November 7, 1887
Age 32
Woodland, Summit County, Utah, United States
October 19, 1889
Age 34
Woodland, Summit County, Utah, United States
December 2, 1893
Age 39
Woodland, Summit County, Utah, United States
October 12, 1894
Age 39
Woodland, Summit, Utah, usa
May 15, 1896
Age 41
Woodland, Summit County, Utah, United States
December 7, 1899
Age 45
Woodland, Summit County, Utah, United States