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Mary Ellen Welch

Documentary and circumstantial evidence from newspaper and genealogical records proves the Welch family traveled to Utah in 1863.  According to her obituary "she was married to John W. Meyers and after his death she was married to Henry Bennion."  Her grave stone in the Murray, Utah cemetery reads Mary Ellen Myers, 1861-1948.

Companies

Company Unknown (1863)Approximate age at departure: 1

Sources

  • "Mary Myers Bennion," Salt Lake Tribune, 28 June 1949, 19.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Mary W. M. Bennion," Salt Lake Tribune, 25 June 1949, 29.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1870 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • California, Death Index, 1905-1939.

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  • Ancestry.com
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah Cemetery Inventory

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  • Ancestry.com