Our Bennett/Simpson Roots

A Distinguished Heritage


JOSEPH FLITTON (7 Feb 1825 – 8 Feb 1884) was born in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England the son of Jonas Flitton and Sarah Pigot.

Joseph married Hannah Hanstead Anstee 25 Apr 1846 in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England.  Joseph and Hannah had eleven children of record:

  • Eliza Flitton
  • Susan Flitton
  • Albert LeRoy Flitton
  • Louisa Flitton
  • Joseph Flitton
  • Elizabeth Flitton
  • Emily Flitton
  • Thomas Flitton
  • George Flitton
  • Julia Flitton
  • Sarah Jane Flitton

Joseph and Hannah came to the United States and journeyed to Salt Lake City, Utah soon thereafter, arriving in the valley in 1868.  They made their home in Kaysville, Utah where Joseph died on 8 Feb 1884 at the age of 59.  He is buried in the Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah.

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