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Ada Hunt Benson
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1860
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1946
San Bernardino County
California, USA

According to the 1860 federal census, Ada (4 mos) lived in Clay, St. Joseph, Indiana with her parents, Charles W. (50) and Priscilla (Swain) (45) Hunt. Also, in the home, were Ira (25), James (23), Franklin (20), Nancy (19), Malinda (15), David (8), and Lyndon (4). Her father worked as a farmer.

Per the 1870 federal census, the Hunt family resided in Center, St. Joseph, Indiana. In the home were Charles, Priscilla, David, Lyndon and Ada. The males all worked the farm.

By 1880, Ada was married to James V. Benson and lived in Seward, Seward, Nebraska where he worked as a carpenter.

The 1885 Nebraska state census, had James, Ada and their daughter, Jennie (b. March 1884 in Nebraska) living in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska where James worked in farming.

The 1900 federal census showed the family lived at 605 Hazel St., Kane, Pottawattamie, Iowa. James and Ada had a daughter, Jennie and a son, Charles Vanmeter. (b. June 8 1897 in Council Bluffs, Iowa).

Per the 1910 federal census, the family had relocated to 733 First Ave., Upland, San Bernardino, California. James worked as a contractor/housebuilder and Jennie was a public school teacher.

By the 1920 federal census the family lived at 563 First Ave., Upland, San Bernardino, California. Both children were out of the home. James was noted to be a carpenter.

The 1930 federal census showed James and Ada still at 563 First Avenue in Upland. James appeared to be retired.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  James V. Benson (1854 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MOTHER
 
Burial:
Bellevue Cemetery and Mausoleum
Ontario
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Jeannie Gebhart LaCues
Record added: Aug 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74648753
Ada <i>Hunt</i> Benson
Added by: Jeannie Gebhart LaCues
 
Ada <i>Hunt</i> Benson
Added by: Jeannie Gebhart LaCues
 
Ada <i>Hunt</i> Benson
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- Jeannie Gebhart LaCues
 Added: Aug. 8, 2011
 
 
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