Individual Record 3119

Name}   Robison, Benjamin H. Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 20 Nov 1915  B Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa   7 Sep 1939 Place} LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  28 May 1998 Place} St. George, Washington, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa   1 Jun 1998 Place} Sutherland Cemetery, Sutherland, Millard, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes &
Source 1} 1949=Genealogy
Source 2} 1783=Birth certif
Source 3} 1921=1920 USA cen
Source 4} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 5} 1839=Marriage rec
Source 6} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 7} 1175=Military rec
Source 8} 1955=Newspaper
Source 9} 1004=Index
Source 10}1849=S.S. record
Source 11}1735=S.S. record
Source 12}1964=Obituary
Source 13}1894=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Albert Robison & Laura Barbara Walker
   Relationship No.} 147
1st Household No.} 809 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Teacher
       Occupation 2} Farmer
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Hawley, Manon
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Benjamin H. Robison was born 20 Nov 1915 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the fourth child of George Albert Robison and Laura Barbara Walker.  According to his birth certificate, his father was a farmer, and his mother was a housewife.  He had an older brother Alden V., born in 1909, and an older sister Nella, born in 1911.  A sister Ava Leah, born in 1913, had died in 1914.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Benjamin was living with his family in a rented residence at 392 North 3rd East Street, Logan, Cache, Utah.  His father George was listed as having no occupation, but was attending the Utah Agricultural College.  The children were Alden V., 10, Nella, 8, and Benjamin H., 4.  The older two children were in school.

Benjamin had four more siblings.  Ruth was born in 1920, and George Almon was born in 1922.  His brother Alden came down with influenza and died in 1926.  His brother Francis W. was born in 1927 and his sister Barbara in 1929.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Benjamin was living with his family on North Main Street, Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His family owned their farm, but had no radio set.  His father George was an inspector for the state agricultural department.  The children were Nella, 18, Benjamin, 14, Ruth, 10, G. Almon, 8, Francis 2, and Barbara, 1.  The older four children attended school.  His youngest brother Clair Albert was born in 1930.

Benjamin graduated from Hinckley High School, and earned a Masters Degree in Political Science from Utah State University.

Benjamin married Manon Hawley on 7 Sep 1939 in the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  In the 1940 U.S. census, they were living in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  They owned their house, valued at $4,000.  Benjamin was a case worker for the W.P.A.

Benjamin and Manon lived in Hinckley until Benjamin joined the U.S. Marines in 1945.  They now had two children, and Manon and the children joined him in San Diego, California for several months.  Upon their return they lived in Sutherland, Millard, Utah for 34 years, raising a total of five children.

Benjamin taught Political Science and American History at Delta High School.  He was also a farmer and livestock man for forty years.  He was an active member of the LDS Church.  He had served a mission to the Western States from 1935 to 1937, and was a Bishop and counselor in a Stake Presidency.  He was active in the community, serving as a Millard County Commissioner, and as Lion's Club President.

In 1978, Benjamin and Manon were called to an LDS Mission in New Zealand, where they served as directors of the LDS Visitors Center in Hamilton.  Upon their return in 1971, they made their home in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  Here they served in the Jordan River LDS Temple.  In 1992 they moved to St. George, Washington, Utah, where they served in the St. George LDS Temple.

Benjamin H. Robison, 82, died 28 May 1998 at his home in St. George.  Funeral services were held Monday, 1 Jun 1998 at the Sutherland, Utah, LDS Chapel.  He is buried in the Sutherland Cemetery, Sutherland, Millard, Utah.
Time of Birth} 2:00 AM Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} Lion's Club
Baptism Date}   Place}   Benjamin H. Robison
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Benjamin H. Robison
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Bachelor degree or Top 2 Degrees} Masters
Military: Service} Marines                    for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 28 Mar 2017
Date Created}  23 Feb 2017
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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