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James Herbert Benton
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1855
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1908
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA

He was the Chief of Police and killed while investigating a report from a woman that a man was trying to kill her. This happened near his own front door, and his son wounded the man who was later arrested, convicted of murder and hanged.
In 1900 they were living on Grove. Deva, his wife, was left to morn him and raise the eight living of ten children born to this family.  
 
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 Spouse:
  Aldena J. Love Benton (1857 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Lula Mae Benton Powers (1881 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cross Creek Cemetery #2
Fayetteville
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Never Ending Story
Record added: Apr 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18987997
James Herbert Benton
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James Herbert Benton
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James Herbert Benton
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 Added: Apr. 17, 2007
 
 
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