May 13, 1889 San Bernardino San Bernardino County California, USA
Son of Benjamin and Keziah(Messenger)Benson. Husband of Hetty Elizabeth(Yeager). Father of Mary Catherine Benson Taylor(1842–1920) Steven Benjamin Benson (1843–1912) Elizabeth Keziah Benson (1845–1845) Isaac Hiram Benson (1847–1931) Lovina Almira Benson (1850–1855) Alfred William Benson (1852–1906) Miles Edgar Benson (1855–1935) Shaster Adelbert Benson (1857–1899)
Early pioneer, lived with his family in the old san Bernardino Fort.