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John Thomas Benson
Birth: Dec. 2, 1843
Wyoming
Kent County
Delaware, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1914
Wyoming
Kent County
Delaware, USA


Married Amanda Hutchison (born 6 Feb 1852; died 27 May 1876) on 14 March 1870 at her parent's home in Hazlettville, Delaware. They had three children: Harry (born 19 Nov 1870; died 9 June 1872), William (born 11 July 1873; died 29 Nov 1873), and Harry (born 13 May 1876; died 13 August 1876). Amanda died from complications in childbirth. She is buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Delaware.

John remarried on 10 October 1877 in Wyoming, Del, to Eliza "Jennie" Johnson (born 3 Aug 1859 Wyoming, Del; died 5 July 1919 Wyoming, Del). They had five children: Priscilla J. Benson (born 25 Oct 1878; died in 1890); Wilmer Kersey Benson Sr (born 19 Aug 1880); Alden J. Benson (born 11 Nov 1881); Howard D. Benson (born 4 Dec 1887); and Beuleh C. Benson (born 29 Aug 1890). Jennie Johnson Benson is also buried in the family plot in this cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Zenas Benson (1822 - 1867)
  Catherine Reynolds Benson (1823 - 1914)
 
 Spouses:
  Amanda Hutchison Benson (1852 - 1876)*
  Eliza Jennie Johnson Benson (1859 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Benson (1870 - 1872)*
  William Benson (1873 - 1873)*
  Harry Benson (1876 - 1876)*
  Priscilla J. Benson (1878 - 1878)*
  Wilmer Kersey Benson (1880 - 1948)*
  Alden John Benson (1881 - 1952)*
  Howard Darling Benson (1887 - 1964)*
  Beuleh C. Benson Frear (1890 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Thomas Benson (1843 - 1914)
  William J. Benson (1850 - 1937)*
  Alden R. Benson (1860 - 1927)*
  Elmer E. Benson (1865 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Husband of Amanda Benson
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Camden
Kent County
Delaware, USA
Plot: Section 4 - Benson Family Plot
 
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Record added: Jun 16, 2001
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