History: Charles Benjamin Harper, Jr.

Charles Benjamin Harper, Jr. was born in the covenant on 25 May 1873 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 25, and Harriet Gibbons, age 22. He was the 1st of 9 children, and the 1st of 4 sons, born to the couple.

When Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 1 year old, his sister Sarah Elizabeth was born in Pleasant Grove on 27 December 1874.

On 31 May 1877, when Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 4 years old, his brother Jacob Ray was born in Pleasant Grove. Sadly he died when he was only 2 months 9 days old on 9 August 1877.

Harriet Rosabell, Charles Benjamin, Jr.’s sister, was born when he was 5 years old on 16 February 1879 in Pleasant Grove.

When Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 8 years old, his brother Abraham Lee was born on 17 October 1881 in Pleasant Grove.

Charles Benjamin Jr. was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when he was 9 years old on 27 October 1882.

On 24 January 1884, when Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 10 years old, his sister Grace Viola was born in Pleasant Grove. 

Harriet Rosabell died at the age of 4 on 10 February 1884 in Pleasant Grove. Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 10 years old at the time.

When Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 12 years old, his sister Margaret Rose was born on 23 April 1886 in Pleasant Grove.

On 9 December 1888, when Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 15 years old, his brother Clifton Hyrum was born in Pleasant Grove.

Florence Thora, Charles Benjamin Jr.’s youngest sibling, was born when he was 18 years old on 26 February 1892 in Pleasant Grove.

Charles Benjamin, Jr’s. Mother died at the age of 71 on 30 October 1922 in Pleasant Grove. Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 49 years old at the time.

Sarah Elizabeth died at the age of 56 on 26 May 1931 in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States. Charles Benjamin, Jr. was 58 years old at the time. 

To Be Continued…

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