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Sarah E. Parker Benson
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1852
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1902
Ellis County
Texas, USA

She was the daughter of William Mathis Parker, Sr. and Nancy Goggings. She was married to William Benson on 8-15-1876 in Marshall County, Alabama. Sarah raised John Harvey "Willis" Benson, William's son from his first marriage. She and William had 3 children: Charles, Maggie and Zackariah. After William Benson's death circa 1892, Sarah and her children lived in Marshall County, Al with her brother William Parker, Jr. and their widowed mother Nancy Goggins Parker. In the early 1890's, Sarah's brother William and his family moved to Ellis County, TX. On August 5, 1897, Sara Benson of Grant, AL rented her farm to F. M. Hooper and moved to Garrett, TX to be near her brother William. J. H. "Willis" Benson (Sarah's stepson) and his family and Mrs. Nancy Parker Sutton (Sarah's mother) also moved to TX with Sarah. They were a close family and always lived with or near each other. 
Family links: 
  John Harvey Benson (1873 - 1942)*
  Charles Franklin Benson (1879 - 1956)*
  Maggie Lee Benson Polson (1887 - 1971)*
  Zachariah H. Benson (1893 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Palmer Cemetery
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Jacquelin Polson
Originally Created by: Julie Oliver
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36382888
Sarah E. <i>Parker</i> Benson
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Sarah E. <i>Parker</i> Benson
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- plato
 Added: Mar. 26, 2011

- P.S.
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010
God bless you, my gg step grandmother- only mother my g grandfather knew :).
- Julie Oliver
 Added: Mar. 14, 2010

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