Jun. 12, 1928 Spokane Spokane County Washington, USA
Charles was married twice. The first time to a Grace Copeland in Ray County Missouri. They divorced and Charles had custody of their child Carl Dalbert Benward. He remarried in November 1904 to Mary Elizabeth Louella Coates. She was not quite 16 and he was 32. They had no children. It is believed that he died of multiple Sclerosis.