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John Gray Benning
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1858
Mayview
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1920
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

John was born to Anthony David and Elizabeth (Bettie Spurr) Benning, both from Kentucky. John was a clerk for the Post Office and died of apoplexy and arterio sclerosis at his home at 3424 Roberts St. in Kansas City.


1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Anthony D Benning
Age: 41
Estimated birth year: abt 1809
Birth Place: Kentucky
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 46, Lafayette, Missouri
Family Number: 1207
Household Members: Name Age
Anthony D Benning 41
Hamilton Johns 28
Martha J Johns 21
David C Johns 1


1870 United States Federal Census

Name: John Benning
Birth Year: abt 1856
Age in 1870: 14
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1870: Washington, Lafayette, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Concordia
Household Members: Name Age
Anthony D Benning 60
James Benning 18
Taylor Benning 16
John Benning 14
William Kimbrow 21


1870 United States Federal Census

Name: John Benning
Birth Year: abt 1856
Age in 1870: 14
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1870: Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Lexington
Household Members: Name Age
Antoin Benning 60
Batee Benning 36
William Benning 18
Mary Benning 16
John Benning 14
Ida Benning 12
Robert Benning 8
Thomas Benning 4
Sarah Benning 15


1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John Benning
Home in 1880: Washington, Lafayette, Missouri
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of Household: Something other than a direct relationship (Other)
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Bettie Benning 39
James Benning 26
Taylor Benning 24
John Benning 22
Robert Benning 17


Kansas City, Missouri City Directories, 1889-91

Name: John G. Benning
Location 1: 223 American Bank building
Location 2: r 3419 e 12th
Occupation: financial agent
State: MO


Kansas City, Missouri City Directories, 1889-91

Name: John G. Benning
Location 2: r 3419 e 12th
Occupation: real estate
State: MO


1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Jno G Benning
[Jno Benning]
Home in 1900: Kansas City Ward 7, Jackson, Missouri
Age: 38
Birth Date: Nov 1861
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Spouse's name: Lelia
Marriage Year: 1889
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 11
Residence : Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
Occupation: View on Image
Household Members: Name Age
Jno G Benning 38
Lelia Benning 32
Judith Benning 10
Lelia D Benning 2
Wm Ballentine 93
Judith Ballentine 74


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: John G Benning
Age in 1910: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
Spouse's name: Lilia B
Home in 1910: Kansas City Ward 7, Jackson, Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John G Benning 50
Lilia B Benning 40
Jadith E Benning 19
Adele E Benning 12
Bernice Benning 7


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Jno J Benning
[Jno G Benning]
Home in 1920: Kansas City Ward 7, Jackson, Missouri
Age: 64 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1856
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Lealia
Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 414
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jno J Benning 64
Lealia Benning 53
Julius Benning 27
Bell Benning 17
Bernice Benning 15

Here is John's Death Certificate. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lelia Ballentine Benning (1867 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Judith Elizabeth Benning (1890 - 1989)*
  Lelia Adele Benning Jacobs (1897 - 1980)*
  Bernice Benning McKenzie (1902 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: The photographer of Lelia Benning's marker said there was no marker apparent for John in this section.
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50411416
John Gray Benning
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
John Gray Benning
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
John Gray Benning
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
 
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