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Egbert Hopkins Benson
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1842
Dover Plains
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1914
Floyd County
Iowa, USA

Age 71y 11m 7d
Co. E 44th New York volunteer infantry.

Youngest of 14 children and survived by one sister, Mrs. Theresa Ryan of White Plains, NY and one brother, Edwin Benson of Dover Plains, NY. Also survived by son Irving Hopkins Benson of Chicago, grandson Egbert H. Benson of Rockford, IA and relatives Carl Tillinghast of Chicago and Miss Beatrice Tillinghast of Guthrie Center, Guthrie Co., Iowa.

Married 1870 Sarah Emily Hopkins at Dover Plains, NY.
In 1873 they moved to Clinton Co., Iowa where they farmed until 1884 when they moved to Floyd Co. near Rockford, IA.
2 children:
Daughter died in infancy in NY state.
Irving Hopkins Benson

Egbert was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite Temple at Clinton, Iowa.
G.A.R. member of the Charles J. Pixley Post #377. 
Family links: 
  Joshua Benson (1786 - 1880)
  Amanda Hopkins Benson (1796 - 1873)
  Sarah Emily Hopkins Benson (1849 - 1917)
  Irving Hopkins Benson (1872 - 1966)*
  Henry Davis Benson (1820 - 1896)*
  George Sheldon Benson (1822 - 1847)*
  Jacob Van Ness Benson (1824 - 1894)*
  Polly Jeanette Benson Dutcher (1825 - 1893)*
  Amanda Marietta Benson Darling (1825 - 1894)*
  Zada Jemima Benson (1827 - 1899)*
  Joshua DeWitt Benson (1829 - 1889)*
  Rachel Ann Benson (1831 - 1864)*
  Sarah Cornelia Benson Walker (1833 - 1869)*
  Egbert Hopkins Benson (1842 - 1914)
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Floyd County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 8
Maintained by: Lee Ashmore
Originally Created by: Kathy Gerkins
Record added: Jul 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94132389
Egbert Hopkins Benson
Added by: Chad Krueger
Egbert Hopkins Benson
Added by: Chad Krueger
Egbert Hopkins Benson
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 Added: Jul. 20, 2013

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