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James Z Benham
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1894
Meade County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1948
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

James Z. Benham Dies In Hospital
James Z. Benham, son of Geo. P. Benham and Alice Wardrip Benham, was born March 10, 1894 and departed this life at Nichols General Hospital Jan 27, 1948.

He united in marriage April 18, 1924 with Betty Mae Strieble. To this union five children were born, James Lloyd Benham of Elizabeth, Ind., Lawrence Wayne Benham, Betty Jean who died in infancy, George Streible Benham and Harold Lewis Benham.

He is also survived by one grandchild; sisters Mrs. Hattie Chappell of Irvington, Mrs. Roxie Brown, Mrs. Nellie Beck and Mrs. Ethel Harrington; brothers Paul Benham and Barzillia Benham of Louisville, Pete Benham of Brandenburg and Lloyd Benham of Evansville, Ind.

He served his country in World War I and was honorably discharged after 19 months in active service in France as a First Class Private with the 115th Infantry. He was a faithful and loving husband, a devoted father, a dear brother,a good friend and neighbor, a true and faithful Christian.

His funeral was conducted by his pastor Rev. Fred 0. Sharp at Weldon Methodist church where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Meade County Messenger, No Date 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Presley Benham (1864 - 1936)
  Malinda Alice Wardrip Benham (1870 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Mae Strieble Benham (1903 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  James Lloyd Benham (1925 - 1999)*
  Lawrence Wayne Benham (1927 - 1991)*
  Betty Jean Benham (1931 - 1931)*
  George Streible Benham (1932 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Frank Benham (1891 - 1894)*
  Hattie Adalie Benham Chappell (1892 - 1974)*
  James Z Benham (1894 - 1948)
  Barzilla Lawson Benham (1895 - 1962)*
  Georgia Dewey Benham Shrewsbury (1898 - 1936)*
  Elisha L Benham (1900 - 1901)*
  Peter D Benham (1902 - 1984)*
  Roxie May Benham Brown (1904 - 1998)*
  Nellie Benham Beck (1906 - 1948)*
  Paul Richter Benham (1908 - 1975)*
  Evelyn Elizabeth Benham (1910 - 1910)*
  Lloyd George Benham (1911 - 1970)*
  Ethel Catherine Benham Harrington (1914 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
h/o Betty M Benham
 
Note: U S Army W W I
 
Burial:
Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Brandenburg
Meade County
Kentucky, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Kent Pack
Originally Created by: Thelma Whelan
Record added: Jan 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17529341
 

This was my grandfater.
- Rebecca Cox
 Added: May. 1, 2013

- Thelma Whelan
 Added: Apr. 25, 2007
 
 
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