History: Charles Benjamin Harper

Sarah Elizabeth, Charles Benjamin’s first daughter, was born when he was 26 years old on 27 December 1874 in Pleasant Grove.

Another son, Jacob Ray, was born when Charles Benjamin was 28 years old. He was born 31 May 1877 in Pleasant Grove. He died when he was only 2 months old on 9 August 1877.

When Charles Benjamin was 30 years old, his daughter Harriet Rosabell was born on 16 February 1879 in Pleasant Grove.

On 17 October 1881, when Charles Benjamin was 32 years old, his son Abraham Lee was born in Pleasant Grove.

Grace Viola, Charles Benjamin’s 3rd daughter, was born when he was 35 years old on 24 January 1884. She was born in Pleasant Grove.

Sadly, when Charles Benjamin was 35 years old, his daughter Harriet Rosabell died at the age of 4 on 10 February 1884. 

When Charles Benjamin was 37 years old, his daughter Margaret Rose was born on 23 April 1886 in Pleasant Grove.

Charles Benjamin’s youngest son, Clifton Hyrum, was born when he was 40 years old on 9 December 1888 in Pleasant Grove. 

Florence Thora, Charles Benjamin’s last child, was born when he was 43 years old on 26 February 1892 in Pleasant Grove.

Ann Elizabeth died at the age of 45 in Pleasant Grove on 13 May 1902. Charles Benjamin was 53 years old at the time. His Father (Benjamin Harper, Jr.) and Mother (Elizabeth Phipps Brand) also passed away that year. His Father passed away at the age of 76 on 23 October 1902 and his mother passed away at the age of 79 on 27 October 1902. They also died in Pleasant Grove. 

On 3 May 1907, when Charles Benjamin was 58 years old, his brother Alfred William died in Pleasant Grove at the age of 53.

When Charles Benjamin was 59 years old, he was sealed for time and eternity to his parents in The Church’s Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City. Proxies stood in for his parents. 

To Be Continued…

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