Our Bennett/Simpson Roots

A Distinguished Heritage

Mary Ann King

MARY ANN KING (28 May 1865 – 9 Jun 1950) was born in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah the daughter of Hyrum Smith King and Alice Bennett.

Mary married George Riley Bennett 1 Jan 1885 in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah.  Mary and George had twelve children of record:

  • Joseph Henry Bennett (29 Jan 1866 – 17 Jan 1887)
  • Dilbert Riley Bennett (16 Dec 1887 – 16 Sep 1942)
  • Nancy Orisa Bennett (15 Mar 1890 – 18 Oct 1955)
  • Marvin Allen Bennett (27 Dec 1891 – 3 Jan 1984)
  • Ephraim Earl Bennett (3 Sep 1893 – 16 Oct 1905)
  • Hyrum Wilford Bennett (12 Oct 1895 – 27 Mar 1979)
  • Issac Leslie Bennett (20 Aug 1897 – 4 Jan 1966)
  • George Q Bennett (26 Sep 1899 – 18 Jan 1985)
  • Mary Alice Bennett (30 Oct 1901 – 18 Mar 1959)
  • Florence Isabell Bennett (4 Nov 1903 – 10 Feb 1997)
  • Rettia May Bennett (11 May 1906 – 30 Jul 1906)
  • Melvin John Bennett (23 May 1907 – 31 Oct 1991)

Mary and George lived on their farm in what is now known as West Point, Davis County, Utah for most of their married lives.  Mary died 9 Jun 1950 at age 85.  She is buried in the Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah.

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