Frank Nelson Bensey Jr.

M, b. 29 September 1922, d. 4 July 2006
     Frank Nelson Bensey Jr. was born on 29 September 1922. He was the son of Frank Nelson Bensey and Blanche Hart. Frank Nelson Bensey Jr. married Charlotte A. Sniffen, daughter of Edgar Howland Sniffen and Minnie Augusta Myers. Frank Nelson Bensey Jr. died on 4 July 2006 at Harriman, Roane Co., TN, at age 83 OBITUARY - Knoxville News Sentinel; 7/6/2006

BENSEY, MR. FRANK N., JR. - age 83 of Harriman, passed away Tuesday July 4, 2006 at Roane Medical Center. He attended Berea College in Kentucky until the onset of WW II at which time he enlisted in the United States Navy. Frank served in an additional 17 years in the Naval Reserve after the war. He was employed as a physicist with Union Carbide where he retired after 38 years of service. He was very active in both the Woods Chapel United Methodist and the First United Methodist Church of Harriman where he was the Boy Scout Leader for several years. He had attained Eagle Scout and the Order of the Arrow as a young man in West Virginia. Frank was also very supportive of the Cornstalk Heights Historic District and the Riverfront Park where he walked regularly. He also loved to go to the Harriman high School football games and enjoyed watching the Lady Vol basketball games on television. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank N. Bensey, Sr. and Blanch Hart Bensey, two brothers, Raymond and Clyde Bensey, two sisters, Adeline Bensey and Venice Wheeler. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 64 years, Charlotte Sniffen Bensey; three sons, Frank N. "Buddy" Bensey, III and wife, Teresa and daughters, Michelle and Stephanie Goosie of Harriman, Shawn E. Bensey and wife, Annie of Hong Kong, China, Michael W. Bensey and wife, Margery of Knoxville; two daughters, Linda K. Bensey of Estes Park, Colo., Elizabeth A. Bensey and husband, Leslie Jerome of Pascagoula, Miss; one brother, Eugene F. Bensey and wife, Mary of Yukon, Okla; one sister, Betty Cummings and husband, Bob of Kingston; two grandchildren, Kiernan Bensey and Ambree Rogers and her husband, Chris; two great grandchildren, Landon and Adelyn Rogers; and a host of cousins, family, friends and loved ones. Family and friends will meet at Davis Funeral Home, Saturday July 8, 2006 at 10 a.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Davis Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Interment services will follow in the Roane Memorial Gardens with the Roane County Memorial Honor Guard providing full military honors. In honor of Frank's love for children, the family has requested that in lie of flowers, donation s be made to the Miranda Hope Saye Fund, c/o Bank of America 616 N. Kentucky St., Kingston, TN 37763 865-376-5555. Arrangements by Davis Funeral Home.



He was buried in July 2006 at Roane Memorial Gardens, Harriman, Roane Co., TN.

Andrew Benson1

M, b. November 1843, d. 5 December 1914
     Andrew Benson was born in November 1843 at Avika, Sweden.1 He married Anna Helena Anderson on 8 July 1871 at Carroll Co., IL. Occupation: Blacksmith in May 1910 at Salem Twp., Carroll Co., IL.1 Andrew Benson died on 5 December 1914 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL, at age 71.

Child of Andrew Benson and Anna Helena Anderson

Citations

  1. [S2759] 1910 Federal Census, Carroll County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 232; FHL #1374245.

C. P. Benson

M, b. circa 1862
     C. P. Benson was born circa 1862 at Atchison Co., KS. He was the son of Harrison T. Benson and Eletha Ellen Falwell.
Note: This son is listed in the 1865 Kansas state census, Atchison, Atchison County, Dwelling 399, Family 431, but appears to have been deceased by the 1870 federal census, when only Geneva and Horace are listed living with their maternal grandparents. DLB 2019.

Catherine Beal Benson

F, b. 3 July 1870, d. 10 April 1936
     Catherine Beal Benson was also known as "Katie". She was born on 3 July 1870 at Williamsburg, Callaway Co., MO. She was the daughter of Vinson Benson and Martha Allen. Catherine Beal Benson married William Frederick Davault, son of Frederick Davault and Margaret Ellen McCleary, on 9 March 1898. Catherine Beal Benson died on 10 April 1936 at Williamsburg, Callaway Co., MO, at age 65 Montgomery Standard, Montgomery City Missouri, April 17, 1936:
Catherine Beal (pronouned Bell) DeVault spent her entire life on the same farm 3 1/2 miles southwest of Williamsburg. She died at the age of 65 years, 10 months and 5 days (error). She joined the Methodist Church as a girl. The funeral was held in the Methodist Church with burial at the Williamsburg Cemetery. She is survived by daughters Martha Ellen (Mrs. Hugh Crabtree) of Cascade, Idaho and Catherine (Mrs Gordon Niedergerke) of Fulton, Missouri, grandchild Martha Jo Niedergerke, her husband and her brother Marvin Benson of McCredie, Several nephews and Nieces. Mrs. DeVault was in failing health for a long time having never fully recovered from an accident suffered several years ago.

She was buried in April 1936 at Williamsburg Cemetery, Williamsburg, Callaway Co., MO.

Children of Catherine Beal Benson and William Frederick Davault

Charles A. Benson

M, b. 1874, d. 26 October 1958
     Charles A. Benson was born in 1874 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Josephine A. Dillman on 19 November 1902 at Warren Co., IN. Charles A. Benson died on 26 October 1958 at Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH. He was buried in October 1958 at Frazeysburg Cemetery, Frazeysburg, Muskingum Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 81754647.

Child of Charles A. Benson and Josephine A. Dillman

Citations

  1. [S362] 1920 Federal Census, Muskingum County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1425.

Charles Otto Benson

M, b. 9 October 1914
     Occupation: Electrician, retired from Barber Greene, Aurora, IL. Charles Otto Benson lived at Steelville and Aurora, Kane Co., IL. He was born on 9 October 1914 at Steelville, Randolph Co., IL. He married Dora Loretta Wendell, daughter of Fred Roscoe Wendell and Rosa Louise Brandhorst, on 2 November 1933 at Chester, Randolph Co., IL.

Elizabeth Benson1

F
     Elizabeth Benson married Edward Stanley.

Child of Elizabeth Benson and Edward Stanley

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.32.

Elmer Benson

M, b. 27 October 1884, d. 17 May 1917
     Elmer Benson was born on 27 October 1884 at Illinois.1 He was the son of Andrew Benson and Anna Helena Anderson. Elmer Benson married Grace Mabel Fulrath, daughter of Adam Fulrath and Hannah Smith, circa 1906.1 Elmer Benson died on 17 May 1917 at Clinton Co., IA, at age 32. He was buried in May 1917 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL.

Children of Elmer Benson and Grace Mabel Fulrath

Citations

  1. [S2759] 1910 Federal Census, Carroll County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 232; FHL #1374245.

Estella Benson

F
     Estella Benson married Charles Wollenzien.

Child of Estella Benson and Charles Wollenzien

Geneva Benson1

F, b. May 1859, d. 8 August 1946
     Geneva Benson was born in May 1859 at Atchison Co. (probably), KS, Some online genealogies show a birth location in Ohio, but the 1860 Federal, 1865 Kansas, and 1870 Federal censuses (where the information came from her parents and grandparents) are clear that it was Kansas, probalby Atchison County where she was listed as of 1860. DLB 2019.2,1 She was the daughter of Harrison T. Benson and Eletha Ellen Falwell.1
Note: Geneva and her brother Horace G. Benson were listed twice on the 1870 Federal Census. first on 14 JUN at Clinton Twp., Douglas County, Kansas, living with their maternal grandparents, and second on 6 AUG at Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, living with their father, his wife Annie, and a brother or half-brother Henry, born about 1866 (age 4). DLB 2019. Geneva Benson died on 8 August 1946 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 87.

Citations

  1. [S1748] 1870 Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 433; FHL #545932.
  2. [S4897] 1860 Federal Census, Atchison County, Kansas Territory. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 346; FHL #803346.

Gladys M. Benson

F, b. 15 September 1909, d. 29 September 2001
     Gladys M. Benson was born on 15 September 1909 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL. She was the daughter of Elmer Benson and Grace Mabel Fulrath. Gladys M. Benson married Orville E. Handel. Gladys M. Benson died on 29 September 2001 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL, at age 92.

Harrison T. Benson

M, b. circa 1837
     Harrison T. Benson was born circa 1837 at Ohio. He married Eletha Ellen Falwell, daughter of Ephraim Falwell and Mary Starr, circa 1858. Harrison T. Benson lived on 14 July 1865 at Atchison, Atchison Co., KS; Kansas state census, Dwelling 399, Family 431.

Children of Harrison T. Benson and Eletha Ellen Falwell

Citations

  1. [S1748] 1870 Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 433; FHL #545932.
  2. [S4898] 1870 Federal Census, Newton County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 795; FHL #552294.

Henry Benson1

M, b. circa 1866
     Henry Benson was born circa 1866 at Atchison Co. (probably), KS.1 He was the son of Harrison T. Benson and Eletha Ellen Falwell.1

Citations

  1. [S4898] 1870 Federal Census, Newton County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 795; FHL #552294.

Horace G. Benson

M, b. circa 1864
     Horace G. Benson was born circa 1864 at Douglas Co. (probably), KS.1 He was the son of Harrison T. Benson and Eletha Ellen Falwell.1

Citations

  1. [S1748] 1870 Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 433; FHL #545932.

Lois June Benson

F, b. 2 June 1912, d. 26 February 2013
     Lois June Benson was born on 2 June 1912 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL. She was the daughter of Elmer Benson and Grace Mabel Fulrath. Lois June Benson married Lysle Owen Smith on 26 December 1930 at Clinton Co., IA. Lois June Benson married Tim Monahan circa 1950 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Lois June Benson died on 26 February 2013 at Des Plaines, Cook Co., IL, at age 100.

Mary Elizabeth Benson

F, b. 24 December 1838, d. 15 June 1917
     Mary Elizabeth Benson was born on 24 December 1838 at Claytown, Platte Co., MO. She married John Bice Walton, son of Alfred Benjamin Walton and Sarah Ann Buys, in 1853. Mary Elizabeth Benson died on 15 June 1917 at San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., CA, at age 78.

Child of Mary Elizabeth Benson and John Bice Walton

Paul Dillman Benson

M, b. 21 September 1911, d. 7 January 2002
     Paul Dillman Benson was born on 21 September 1911 at Frazeysburg, Muskingum Co., OH. He was the son of Charles A. Benson and Josephine A. Dillman. Paul Dillman Benson married Elizabeth Thomas Davis, daughter of Charles Harrington Davis and Elizabeth Rogers Thomas, on 28 June 1948 at Licking Co., OH. Paul Dillman Benson and Elizabeth Thomas Davis were divorced on 4 September 1981 at Licking Co., OH; Dissolution. Paul Dillman Benson died on 7 January 2002 at age 90.

Ruth Benson

F, b. 23 January 1908, d. 26 April 1998
     Ruth Benson was born on 23 January 1908 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL. She was the daughter of Elmer Benson and Grace Mabel Fulrath. Ruth Benson married Benjamin H. Myers circa 1927 at Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL. Ruth Benson married Robert Paul Roscoe Almquist after 1962. Ruth Benson died on 26 April 1998 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 90.

Child of Ruth Benson and Benjamin H. Myers

Vinson Benson

M
     Vinson Benson married Martha Allen.

Child of Vinson Benson and Martha Allen

Katherine Harriet Bentley

F
     Katherine Harriet Bentley married John Francis Minor.

Child of Katherine Harriet Bentley and John Francis Minor

Lucinda Bentley

F, b. 1815, d. 1885
     Lucinda Bentley was born in 1815 at Pennsylvania. She married Harrison Daniel Keller, son of John Keller and Susan Stengley, on 29 June 1863 at Hancock Co., OH, Second marriage for Harrison and third marriage for Lucinda.
Lucinda was first married to Nehemiah Holland 11 AUG 1835, Trumbull Co., OH, and second to James Reid 31 DEC 1849, Hancock Co., OH.

Lucinda Bentley died in 1885 at Wyandot Co., OH. She was buried in 1885 at Nevada Cemetery, Nevada, Wyandot Co., OH, Findagrave #64621976.

Charles Edwin Benton

M
     Charles Edwin Benton married Dixie Kincaid.

Johann Heinrich Bentz

M, b. circa 1740, d. 1 March 1824
     Johann Heinrich Bentz was also known as "Henry". He was born circa 1740 at Germany. He married Maria Magdalena Blimley. Johann Heinrich Bentz died on 1 March 1824 at Mad River Twp., Champaign Co., OH.

Child of Johann Heinrich Bentz and Maria Magdalena Blimley

Carolina B. Bentzinger

F, b. 22 April 1858, d. 25 September 1946
     Carolina B. Bentzinger was born on 22 April 1858. She married Johann Kimler. Carolina B. Bentzinger died on 25 September 1946 at age 88. She was buried in September 1946 at Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Lee Co., IA, Findagrave #112786429.

Child of Carolina B. Bentzinger and Johann Kimler

R. F. Benzinger

M, b. 28 March 1915
     R. F. Benzinger was born on 28 March 1915.

Katherine Emma Beoddy1

F, b. 30 January 1888, d. 23 September 1970
     Katherine Emma Beoddy was born on 30 January 1888 at Ross Co., OH.1 She married Henry W. Spindler, son of John Wesley Spindler and Harriett Alice Windell, on 24 March 1909 at Pike Co., OH.1 Katherine Emma Beoddy died on 23 September 1970 at age 82.

Children of Katherine Emma Beoddy and Henry W. Spindler

Citations

  1. [S253] 1910 Federal Census, Pike County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1223; FHL #1375236.
  2. [S252] 1920 Federal Census, Ross County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1431.
  3. [S1302] 1930 Federal Census, Ross County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1865; FHL #2341599.

Alice Aurelia Bequeath

F, b. 29 April 1855, d. 18 February 1947
     Alice Aurelia Bequeath was born on 29 April 1855 at Illinois. She married Robert Wesley Iliff, son of John Melick Iliff and Caroline Elizabeth Hinthorn, on 30 April 1873. Alice Aurelia Bequeath died on 18 February 1947 at Lacon, Marshall Co., IL, at age 91.

Children of Alice Aurelia Bequeath and Robert Wesley Iliff

Della G. Berends

F, b. 15 November 1940, d. 4 March 2012
     Della G. Berends was born on 15 November 1940. She married John Allison Fox, son of Marion Allison Fox and Mary Ruth Snyder. Della G. Berends lived in 1996 at 608 Milwaukee Street, Kewaunee, Kewaunee Co., WI. She died on 4 March 2012 at Kewaunee Co., WI, at age 71.

Catherine Nancy Berenskotter

F, b. 15 September 1936, d. 8 December 2009
     Catherine Nancy Berenskotter was born on 15 September 1936 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Theodore Berenskotter and Fanny Winterhalter.1 Catherine Nancy Berenskotter married Thomas Kenerly MacDonell Jr., son of Thomas Kenerly MacDonell and Charlotte Lois Bell, on 28 May 1956 at Cook Co., IL, Catherine remarried to Charles Benton Long (1923-1995) in 1993, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Catherine Nancy Berenskotter died on 8 December 2009 at age 73.

Child of Catherine Nancy Berenskotter and Thomas Kenerly MacDonell Jr.

Citations

  1. [S2932] 1940 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 787.

Theodore Berenskotter1

M, b. 1 October 1904, d. 16 September 1990
     Theodore Berenskotter was born on 1 October 1904 at Germany.1 He married Fanny Winterhalter. Theodore Berenskotter died on 16 September 1990 at Ft. Wayne, Allen Co., IN, at age 85.

Child of Theodore Berenskotter and Fanny Winterhalter

Citations

  1. [S2932] 1940 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 787.