- Birth Date
- 29 June 1838
- Death Date
- 16 November 1905
John Longman Bench
Son of William and Ann Bench. His obituary states that his parents and siblings came together.
The Bench family sailed to America in 1851 on the ship Ellen Maria. It appears that his given name has been incorrected as "George" on the ship manifest.
- Age at Departure: 14
- 1860 Utah Census.
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co, 1898), 101
- "Manti. Patriarch J. L. Bench Dead," Deseret News, 18 Nov. 1905, 11.
- New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.