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Royal Augustus Bensell
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1838
Cassville
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1921
Newport
Lincoln County
Oregon, USA

Royal Bensell crossed the Plains in 1854, and mined gold in California. He served 3 years with Co. D 4th Calif. Reg. of the Union Army, and wrote "All Quiet on the Yamhill" about his experiences. He was one of the first white men to claim land on Yaquina Bay, and served as mayor of Newport for 4 terms. 
 
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  Mary Bensell (1846 - 1931)*
 
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Burial:
Eureka Cemetery and Mausoleum
Newport
Lincoln County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Ann Goddard
Record added: May 15, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6419543
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- MIKE ROUW
 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
~Life brings tears, smiles, and memories: the tears dry, the smile fades, but the memories live on forever. ~Unknown~
- Carolyn D Coots/Tankersley
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010

- Weldon
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