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Prudence Melinda Slauter Benson
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1836
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1884
Columbus
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

Survivors include her husband & six children.-Many thanks to Mary Parmele for the above information and headstone photos.

"'1884 Feb 7 death notice in Warren Republican for wife of Wm M. Benson, sister to Stephen, William, Isaac, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Copeland, Mrs. Broadie: By a postal card received by Mr. S. P. McClure from William M. Benson, date the 29th ult., we learn that his wife died on the 19th of January, 1884, from the effects of cancer. She had been ill a long time and a great sufferer. Her busband states that "she died shouting the praises of God, and with a full assurance that she would live again". She was the oldest sister of Stephen S., William and Issac T. Slauter, and Mrs. James Wilson, Mrs. John R. copeland and Mrs. Thomas Brodie, all of this country. She was a member of the Methodist church for many years and was 58 years of age. She leave six children all of whom are grown or nearly so. The friends of the family here mourn with them in this great loss.'

Though it doesn't name her, we believe Mrs. Benson to be Prudence Malinda Slauter, daughter of Isaac and Martha (Smalley) Slauter of Warren County, IN."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Slauter (1803 - 1871)
  Martha Katherine Smalley Slauter (1805 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  William Martindale Benson (1830 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Marinda Maria Benson Clawson (1854 - 1900)*
  Cynthia Ann America Benson Radley (1856 - 1896)*
  Samuel Isaac Benson (1859 - 1948)*
  William Willard Benson (1861 - 1918)*
  Rosa Jane Benson Cline (1864 - 1944)*
  Mary Theodoshie Benson Pfeiffer (1874 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Cemetery
Columbus
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sheri McNary
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jun 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19760325
Prudence Melinda <i>Slauter</i> Benson
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Prudence Melinda <i>Slauter</i> Benson
Added by: Sheri McNary
 
Prudence Melinda <i>Slauter</i> Benson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Big John
 
 
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2nd Great Grandmother
- Sheri McNary
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
Rest in Peace.
- Sheri McNary
 Added: Jun. 19, 2010

- Barb J "John 3:16"
 Added: Oct. 4, 2007
 
 
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