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Peter Benson/Bentson
FAMILY
Group Sheet


Submitted by
Carol Page TILSON
Omaha, NE



Gosper County Family Genealogy
FAMILY GROUP SHEET
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HUSBAND: Peter BENSON (aka BENTSON, BENGTSSON)
BORN: 29 May 1856, Traneboda, Örkened Parish, Skåne Län, Sweden
MARRIAGE: 6 Oct 1883, Warren Co, IL
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 2 Sep 1912, Elwood, Gosper Co, NE
FATHER’S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Bengt Jönsson
MOTHER’S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Sissa Nilsdotter
NOTES: Buried Elwood Cemetery (C 32 Old)
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WIFE: Celia TILSON (aka Sissa Johnsdotter)
BORN 23 May 1859, Östad, Näsum Parish, Skåne Län, Sweden
OTHER MARRIAGES: Carlton LEANDER Brown (in Gosper County)
DIED: 21 Jul 1930, San Diego, CA
FATHER’S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Martin John TILSON [aka Mattis Johnsson],, 15 Jun 1830
MOTHER’S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Christine OLSSON [aka Kjersta/Kjerstin Olsdotter], 27 Mar 1828
NOTES: Buried Elwood Cemetery (C 32 Old).
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CHILD 1: Oldest daughter BENSON
SEX: F
BORN:
MARRIAGE: N/A
OTHER MARRIAGES: N/A
MILITARY SERVICE: N/A
DIED: In infancy, possibly in Warren Co, IL.
NOTES: The only reference to this child is in her father's obituary ("The Elwood Bulletin," 12 Sep 1912).
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CHILD 2: John Albert BENSON
SEX: M
BORN: 16 Nov 1885, prob Warren Co., IL
MARRIAGE: Nettie [?]
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 15 Mar 1952, bur Elwood Cemetery, Gosper Co, NE
NOTES: Resided Bethel Precinct, Gosper Co., NE, in 1920; moved to Cheyenne, WY, by July 1930. John and Nettie had four known children: Maude, Ila, Randolph and Albert.
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CHILD 3: Sylvia Edna BENSON
SEX: F
BORN: abt Apr 1889, prob Warren Co, IL
MARRIAGE: 29 Mar 1911, Elwood, Gosper Co., NE, Iva Pearl BEARDSLEE (1887-1959)
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE: N/A
DIED: 1966
NOTES: The Beardslee family lived in Lexington. Sylvia, Iva and their son, Orlo (or Arlo) Pearl Beardslee are buried Elwood Cemetery (C 28 Old).
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CHILD 4: Mabel Esther Benson
SEX: F
BORN: abt Oct 1887, prob Warren Co., IL
MARRIAGE: 2 Apr 1908, Victor Everett GOSNELL (1886-1957)
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE: N/A
DIED: After 1957
NOTES: Esther and Victor had three children: Harold (1909-1911), Meredith (m. Harold KNAUSS), Orbia (m. Niles WALLACE). The family lived in Lexington. Victor and Harold are buried Elwood Cemetery (C 48 Old).


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