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Matilda Jane Smith Benight
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1856
Adams County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 26, 1950
Hansen
Adams County
Nebraska, USA

Matilda Jane Smith, daughter of Moses and Rachel (Ratcliff) Smith, was born January 15, 1856, in Adams County, Iowa. She married Charles Wesley Benight on November, 21, 1872. They lived on her parents farm in Adams County. In 1906, they moved to a farm near Hastings, Nebraska. In August, 1911, they purchased a farm near Golden City, Missouri. C.W. passed away in October before they could move there. Matilda moved to the farm and lived there for a few years, selling the farm in 1918. She returned to Nebraska to live near her daughter, Charity. Matilda died on May 26, 1950, in Hansen, Nebraska.

C.W. and Matilda had four daughters: Bessie May [Harned], Julia Wood [Richey], Allela Asenith [Richey] [Elliott] and Charity W. [Giles]. 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Smith (1815 - 1886)
  Rachel Smith (1816 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Wesley Benight (1846 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Bessie May Benight Harned (1873 - 1959)*
  Julia Wood Benight Richey (1879 - 1962)*
  Allela Asenith Benight Elliott (1884 - 1934)*
  Charity W Benight Giles (1890 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Smith Hunter (1832 - 1900)*
  Rhoda A Smith (1841 - 1905)*
  Edom Allen Smith (1844 - 1863)*
  Hannah Elizabeth Smith Chaney (1846 - 1908)*
  Matilda Jane Smith Benight (1856 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Corning
Adams County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Lynnette Davis
Record added: Nov 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80458820
Matilda Jane <i>Smith</i> Benight
Added by: Lynnette Davis
 
Matilda Jane <i>Smith</i> Benight
Added by: Lynnette Davis
 
 
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