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Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Clarkson
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1855
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1921
Shelby County
Missouri, USA

Benjamin was the son of Edgar and Martha (Thompson) Clarkson.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Carothers, 18 MAY 1886 in Clifton, Randolph County, Missouri.

1860 Census:
Father: Edgar 38, Mother: Martha 36,
Children of Edgar and Martha:
William 17, James 14, Mary 12, Sarah 10, Benjamin 5, Martha 3, and Nancy 3/12. Living at Benton, MO

1870 Census:
Edgar 47, Martha 48, Sarah 18, Benjamin 14, Martha 12, Nancy 9, John 6, Margaret 4. Living in Jackson township Shelby County, MO

1880 Census:
Edgar 57, Martha 52, Benjamin 24, Nancy E. 17, John H. 16, Martha J. 22, Clara 11. Living at Salisbury, MO

1900 Census:
Benjamin 45, Lizzie 36 (Sarah Elizabeth), Mary (Ethel) 13, (John) Arthur 11, Charles 9, Marvin 4, James Otis 2/12, Living Jackson Township, Shelby County, MO

1910 Census:
Benjamin 55, Sarah E. 47, (John) Arthur 21, Marvin 15, James 9, granddaughter Clara 1. Living in Jackson Township, Shelby County, MO

1920 Census:
Benjamin 66, Sarah 55, (Mary) Ethel 31, Marvin 23, James Otis 19, granddaughter Clara Mae. Living in Jackson Township, Shelby County, MO.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edgar Clarkson (1822 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Carothers Clarkson (1864 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ethel Clarkson Stewart (1886 - 1962)*
  John Arthur Clarkson (1887 - 1966)*
  Augustas C. Clarkson (1888 - 1888)*
  Charles Earl Clarkson (1891 - 1904)*
  Marvin Edgar Clarkson (1895 - 1950)*
  James Otis Clarkson (1900 - 1979)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Smith Clarkson (1844 - 1904)*
  Benjamin Franklin Clarkson (1855 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: There is no headstone for Benjamin Clarkson but is buried just to the south of his son Marvin Clarkson at the Godfrey (AKA Hunnewell) Cemetery, Hunnewell, Shelby Co. MO.
 
Burial:
Godfrey Cemetery
Hunnewell
Shelby County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Clarkson Turek
Originally Created by: Pam Witherow
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82640893
 


- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Jun. 7, 2015

- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Nov. 30, 2014
Rest In Peace great-grandpa Clarkson.
- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
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