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Sarah Wharton Henry Benton
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1867
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1948
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA

On October 2, 1890, she married James Watson Benton.

Sarah Henry Benton was born in Fort Schuyler, New York, the daughter of Brigadier General Guy Vernon Henry and Frances Wharton Henry. She was the widow of James Watson Benton and resided at 111 East 72nd Street in New York City. She died on Monday, August 23, 1948, at the House of Mercy Hospital in Pittsfield, where she was spending the summer after a short illness. Her son, J. Webb Benton, who was the American consul at Lisbon, Portugal, died in October 1947. Survivors included her brother, Major General Guy C. Henry of Chevy Chase, Maryland and former commanding officer at the United States Military Academy at West Point and who was attached to the American Embassy as a military attaché to the Olympic Games in London. Arrangements were by M.J. Kelly Funeral Home in Lee. Requiem high mass was said at St. Ann’s Church in Lenox. Interment was in the Military Academy Cemetery at West Point.
Source: The Springfield Union, Springfield, Massachusetts, Tuesday Morning, August 24, 1948. 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Vernor Henry (1839 - 1899)
  Francis Wharton Henry (1843 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  James Watson Benton (1864 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  James Webb Benton (1892 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Wharton Henry Benton (1867 - 1948)
  Thomas Lloyd Henry (1872 - 1911)*
  Guy Vernor Henry (1875 - 1967)**
  Fanny Bradner Henry (1876 - 1878)**
  William Seton Henry (1879 - 1946)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section XXI, Row C, Site 36.
 
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Record added: Mar 06, 2014
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