|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1856|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1918|
Glasco Sun, Oct. 10, 1918, page 6:
Alva D. Benson was born near Lacon, Ill., in Marshall county, March 28, 1858, died after a short illness at Lenons, S.D. Sept. 16, 1918. He has lived in or near Morristown, S.D. for about six years.
He was married in 1885 at Washburn, Ill. to Miss Elizabeth Jacquot to which union one child was born. Death called his companion in less than two years.
He was a oldest of a family of thirteen children, five of which survive him. He leaves to mourn his departure a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Shurtz and two grandchildren of Washburn, Ill.; two brothers, J.S. Benson and W.E. Benson both of Glasco, Kansas, and three sisters, Mrs. Eliza Stout of Fresno, Calif., Mrs. Maggie Brassfield of Salina, Kans.; and Mrs. Daisy Preo of Morristown, S.D.
Luke G. Benson (1833 - 1911)
Mary A. Carrithers Benson (1839 - 1912)
Alvah D. Benson (1856 - 1918)
John Stephen Benson (1865 - 1932)*
William Emery Benson (1874 - 1945)*
Josephine Elizabeth Benson (1885 - 1915)*
Created by: Cheryl White
Record added: Aug 21, 2011
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