Benjamin Christopher & Eleanor Campbell Bringhurst Grainger

Benjamin was born July 22, 1874, in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory to Christopher and Sarah Emma Salkield Grainger. He served a mission to the Eastern States in 1901-1903. Eleanor was born February 8, 1878, in Toquerville, Utah Territory to William Augustus and Susan Adams Steele Bringhurst (q.v.). They were married August 31, 1898, in the St. George Temple. 

At the 1910 census they were living in the Lehi 3rd Ward. They had nine children: Lucile, Delbert Joseph, Erma, Edith May, William Bringhurst, Wilma, Susan Zelda, Donald, and Dorothy Eleanor. It is not known when or where they lived in Highland. They were living in Nevada in 1900 and in Salt Lake City in 1920 and 1930. Ben died July 3, 1957, and Eleanor died November 21, 1956. They are buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. 

(Pictured: Ben, George, Martha, Ethel, & Mary Grainger )

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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