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Charles Wesley Benight
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1846
Death: Oct. 31, 1911

Charles Wesley Benight was born on March 10, 1846, in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana. His parents were Guy R. Benight and Harriet (May) Benight. He moved to Iowa with his parents when he was eight years old (1854). They settled where the present town of Waterloo is located. At age 18, while living at Waterloo, IA, Charles joined Company C of the 32nd Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.
On November 21, 1872, in Adams Co., IA, he married Matilda Jane Smith, daughter of Moses and Rachel (Ratcliff) Smith. He farmed, and they lived near Coming, IA, at Brooks in Adams County. Charles had diabetes. In 1905, they moved to Nebraska. He passed away in Juniata, Nebraska, on October 31, 1911, and is buried at the Oakdale Cemetery in Adams Co., IA - Block 6, Row 2. (Obituary says Quincy Cemetery).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Ross Benight (1805 - 1864)
  Harriet May Benight (1807 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Jane Smith Benight (1856 - 1950)*
 
 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:
  Alvira Josaphine Benight Moore (1828 - 1854)*
  Julia Ann Benight Wood (1829 - 1910)*
  Samuel May Benight (1831 - 1910)*
  Margaret L. Benight Hewitt (1837 - 1928)*
  Ellen L. Benight Smith (1843 - 1916)*
  Charles Wesley Benight (1846 - 1911)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Corning
Adams County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Lynnette Davis
Originally Created by: ADD
Record added: Aug 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40383910
Charles Wesley Benight
Added by: Lynnette Davis
 
Charles Wesley Benight
Added by: Lynnette Davis
 
 
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