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John Francis Benson
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1870
Knoxville
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1960
Paola
Miami County
Kansas, USA

Married to Mary Alice Bible on July 19, 1893 in Iowa.

John and Mary were the parents of Fay Benson Everly, Leroy Franklin "Roy" Benson(1900-1970), Cecil V Benson, Marjorie F Benson Hoover and Edwin C Benson.
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1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John Benson
Home in 1880: Polk, Marion, Iowa
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: Sol. Benson
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Catherine Benson
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Neighbors: View others on page
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Sol. Benson 42
Catherine Benson 35
William O. Benson 11
John Benson 9
Isadora Benson 7
Mary Benson 5
Robert T Benson 3

Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
Name: John Benson
Birth Year: abt 1871
Birth Place: Marion, IA
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Census Date: 1885
Residence State: Iowa
Residence County: Marion
Locality: Polk
Roll: IA1885_230
Line: 20
Family Number: 75
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Solomon Benson 47
Catharine Benson 42
William H Benson 15
John Benson 14
Isadora Benson 12
Mariatta Benson 10
Robert T Benson 8
Elijah B Benson 3
John Patterson 60

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: John * Benson
Home in 1900: Mount Prairie, Jasper, Iowa
Age: 29
Birth Date: Nov 1870
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Spouse's Name: Mary A Benson
Marriage Year: 1893
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 7
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John * Benson 29
Mary A Benson 25
Fay Benson 5

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Joan F Benson [John F Benson]
Age in 1910: 39
Estimated Birth Year: 1871
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Spouse's Name: Mary A Benson
Home in 1910: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Joan F Benson 39
Mary A Benson 35
Fay D Benson 15
Le Roy F Benson 9
Cecil V Benson 5
Margret F Benson 1

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: John F Benson
Home in 1920: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Mary A Benson
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John F Benson 49
Mary A Benson 44
Cecil V Benson 14
Margie F Benson 11
Edwin Benson 8

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: J F Benson
Census Date: 1925
Residence County: Miami
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Miami
Birth Location: Iowa
Family Number: 5
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Race: White
Relation: Head
Line: 12
Roll: KS1925_94
Spouse's Name: Marry Benson
Household Member(s): Name Age
J F Benson 54
Marry Benson 50
Cecil Benson 20
Marjorie Benson 17
Edwin Benson 15

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: John F Benson
Home in 1930: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Age: 60
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Benson
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
John F Benson 60
Mary A Benson 56
Cecil V Benson 25
Marjie F Benson 20
Edward Benson 18 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Solomon Benson (1837 - 1904)
  Catherine Jarman Benson (1842 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Alice Bible Benson (1875 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  Fay Benson Everly (1894 - 1983)*
  Leroy Franklin Benson (1900 - 1970)*
  Cecil Valentine Benson (1905 - 1951)*
  Marjorie F. Benson Hoover (1908 - 1993)*
  Edwin Benson (1910 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Francis Benson (1870 - 1960)
  Robert Tilden Benson (1876 - 1961)*
  Elijah Berton Benson (1882 - 1966)*
  Grover Cleveland Benson (1885 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jingo Cemetery
Jingo
Miami County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Row 2, Lot 2A
 
Maintained by: Sandra Hopkins Ernst
Originally Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Mar 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35248980
John Francis Benson
Added by: Thomas & Darlene
 
John Francis Benson
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Added by: Frank Brown
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 20, 2013
 
 
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