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Laura Annetta Benton Willard
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1863
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1904
Pratt County
Kansas, USA

Laura was born Apr 6, 1860. The 1860 census lists her as 1 mo old and each census record afterwards agrees with that date.

She was the daughter of a Sac Indian girl, Frances Benton.
For a story about her, see: mjgen.com/willard/DWillard-Benton.html

She married widower David Willard, Nov 14, 1880, Pratt Co, Ks.

Her sister Harriett's family record says Laura died Sept 21, 1899. But the cemetery record says she died Mar 3, 1904.

After Laura died Dave married her sister, Fannie.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Dennis Godfrey Benton (1830 - 1903)
  Francis A. Merrill Benton (1840 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel David Willard (1848 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  William Henry Willard (1884 - 1974)*
  Dennis Benton Willard (1891 - 1987)*
  Frederick Burl Willard (1893 - 1982)*
  Frances Estella Willard Pennington (1896 - 1985)*
 
 Sibling:
  Laura Annetta Benton Willard (1863 - 1904)
  Fannie Lucinda Benton Bateman (1870 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Age 40 yrs. 10 mos. 27 dys
 
Note: Wife of D.D. Willard
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Preston
Pratt County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Jo Freeman
Originally Created by: Toni Mantey
Record added: Jan 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10393159
Laura Annetta <i>Benton</i> Willard
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Laura Annetta <i>Benton</i> Willard
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Laura Annetta <i>Benton</i> Willard
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