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Submitted by: Julie Smith Oliver julie_oliver87@yahoo.com on Sat Mar 1 19:18:58 2003

Husband John Harvey "Willis" BENSON 
Born  22 Jan 1873  Location  AL 
Married  Ca 1893  Location  AL 
Died  25 Nov 1942  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Mt. Olive  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Father  William BENSON 
Mother  Sarah Elizabeth Parker 
Other Spouses  Dora Birdie Simmons 

Wife Emma Wilson 
Born    Location   
Died  26 Nov 1916  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Crisp Cemetery  Location  Ellis Co., TX 
Father   
Mother   
Other Spouses   

Children

1 Name  James BENSON 
Born  1894  Location  AL 
Died  1925  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Mt. Olive Cemetery  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Never married 
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

2 Name  Robert L. BENSON 
Born  12 Nov 1895  Location  AL 
Died  05 Jun 1976  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Kaufman Cemetery  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Zelda Hawkins 
Married  23 Dec 1919  Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

3 Name  John Ollie BENSON 
Born  15 Jan 1897  Location  Ellis Co., TX 
Died  12 Jan 1976  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Kaufman Cemetery  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Ora Daughterty 
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

4 Name  Bessie Maybelle BENSON 
Born  1902  Location  Ellis Co., TX 
Died  Date unknown  Location  Texas 
Cemetery  Unknown  Location  Texas 
Spouse 1  William Dezzia Hawkins 
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

5 Name  Ervin Clifton BENSON 
Born  10 Jan 1903  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Died  13 Dec 1966  Location  TX 
Cemetery  Crandall Cemetery  Location  Crandall, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Lottie Belle 
Married  Unknown  Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

6 Name  Herbert D. BENSON 
Born  11 Aug 1906   Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Died  29 Dec 1983   Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Mt. Olive  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Norene DeMasters 
Married  02 Nov 1927  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

7 Name   
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Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

8 Name   
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Died    Location   
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

9 Name   
Born    Location   
Died    Location   
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

10 Name   
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Died    Location   
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Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

Comments:


Please note that I will send another page with info on John Bensons second marriage and the children from that marriage.

Sources:


Kaufman Co. 1920 Census, Precinct 5, House 12/Family 12, Death Certificates of John Benson and Emma Benson (both Kaufman Co).
Birth records- Ervin Benson-Kaufman Co. Vol 26/Pg 570, Herbert Benson-Kaufman Co. Vol 26/Pg 423.
Obits- John H. Benson- Kaufman Herald dated Dec. 3, 1942, John Ollie Benson- Kaufman Herald dated in 1976 (I don't have the exact date of the obit), Robert Benson- Kaufman Herald dated May 6, 1976, Herbert Benson- Kaufman Herald obit and Dallas Times Herald Obit (don't have the exact dates of the obits).




Submitted by: Julie Smith Oliver julie_oliver87@yahoo.com on Sat Mar 1 19:34:10 2003

Husband John Harvey BENSON 
Born  22 Jan 1873  Location  AL 
Married  Unknown  Location  TX 
Died  25 Nov 1942  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Mt. Olive Cemetery  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Father  William BENSON 
Mother  Sarah Elizabeth Parker 
Other Spouses  Emma Wilson 

Wife Dora Birdie Simmons Wilson 
Born  07 Feb 1894  Location  Smithville, Bastrop Co., TX 
Died  04 Sep 1966  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Crandall Cemetery  Location  Crandall, Kaufman Co., TX 
Father  James Franklin Simmons 
Mother  Lodaska Simmons 
Other Spouses  William Wilson, Crockett Fortner 

Children

1 Name  Opal Marie BENSON 
Born  12 Jan 1922  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Died  29 Sep 1983  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Crandall Cemetery  Location  Crandall, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Willie Robert "Buster" Fortner 
Married  07 Oct 1936  Location  Scurry, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

2 Name  Geneva Fern BENSON 
Born  Feb 1923  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Died  Sep 1986  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Wilsons Chapel Cemetery  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  Sherman Munden 
Married    Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

3 Name   
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Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1   
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4 Name   
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5 Name   
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6 Name   
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Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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7 Name   
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Died    Location   
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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8 Name   
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Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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9 Name   
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Spouse 1   
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Spouse 2   
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10 Name   
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Spouse 1   
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Comments:


Additional marriage and children for John Harvey BENSON.

Sources:


Births- Opal Benson- Kaufman Co. Vol. 6/Pg. 138, Geneva Benson- Kaufman Co. Vol.
7/Pg. 5, also note the cemetery enumerations linked below.

Links:


Crandall Cemetery Enumeration 
Mt. Olive Cemetery Enumeration


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