Cynthia Vail Benson

February 28, 1801–November 10, 1877

Born at Palmer, Saratoga County, New York; daughter of Lucy Manning and Gamaliel Vail. Died at Hyrum, Cache County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 2.6)


  1. [1] Biographies and Patriarchal Blessings of the Allen Family, ca. 1949, p. 56, CHL. Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of Some of the Vail Family Descended From Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639 (Binghamton, NY: Vail-Ballou Press, 1969), 123–124. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Cynthia Vail K2W3-2X9 . “Record of deaths, Hyrum, Utah,” p. 9, Cynthae Benson; from Reece Nielsen, Hyrum, UT; manuscript, FHL microfilm 1035848, FHL. “Died,” Deseret News , Nov. 21, 1877, 16.