- Birth Date
- 6 February 1828
- Death Date
- 22 May 1863
The Benson family came to Utah in 1851. Their names appear on the 1850 Iowa census, which was taken in October 1850, and daughter, Lucy Almira Benson, was born in Utah in November 1851. Further research is needed to determine the name of the pioneer company with which they traveled to Utah.
The dates of his birth and death are confirmed by the Burials website.
- Age at Departure: 22
- Head of Household
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Black, Susan Easton. Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 1830-1848 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, [1984-1988]).
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.