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Gilbert Eliga Benton
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1835
Death: Aug. 21, 1908

Gilbert Eliga, the 7th of 8 children born to Allen & Deidamia Walker Benton. He married Henrietta Bart on July 5, 1856 and to this union 7 children were born: twins Corydon Gilbert & Floyden Henry, Bethesda Frank, Henry Bart, Minerva H., Myrta E. & Frank Leo Benton. The middle photo is Gilbert's son, Frank Leo, during a visit to the cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Allen Benton (1801 - 1864)
  Deidamia Walker Benton (1805 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Henrietta Bart Benton (1837 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Floyden Henry Benton (1857 - 1882)*
  Corydon Gilbert Benton (1857 - 1927)*
  Bethesda Frank Benton (1859 - 1889)*
  Henry Bart Benton (1860 - 1929)*
  Myrta E. Benton Shatenberger (1870 - 1914)*
  Frank Leo Benton (1875 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Sarjeant Benton (1821 - 1848)*
  Asa Ervin Benton (1822 - 1900)*
  Lois Benton Butler (1825 - 1900)*
  Alva Washington Benton (1827 - 1903)*
  Rowena Deidamia Benton Terry (1830 - 1889)*
  Abram Allen Benton (1833 - 1898)*
  Gilbert Eliga Benton (1835 - 1908)
  Lucy A Benton Gunsaul (1842 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carpenter Cemetery
Walkerville
Oceana County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Sandi Litzenberg
Originally Created by: bettyJ288@gmail.com
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39825510
Gilbert Eliga Benton
Added by: Sandi Litzenberg
 
Gilbert Eliga Benton
Added by: Sandi Litzenberg
 
Gilbert Eliga Benton
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