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Jane Holmes Benbow

January 12, 1792–November 27, 1846

Born at Ashperton, Herefordshire, England; daughter of Hannah Drew and Francis Holmes. Died at Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 23. Church of England, Parish Church of Ashperton (Herefordshire), “Parish registers of Ashperton, 1538–1951,” Jan. 12, 1792, Jane Homes; from the Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; images, FHL microfilm 992634, FHL. Arthur Beau Erekson, A History of John Benbow (Provo, UT: Arthur B. Erekson, 1988), 4, 6, 146. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2015), Jane Holmes 2MPL-HVS . “Jane Benbow,” Winter Quarters (Neb.), Sexton’s Records, 1846–1848, p. 8, Jane Benbow, CHL. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 35004455, Jane Homes Benbow; Mormon Pioneer Cemetery, Omaha, NE.