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James Allen Benson
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Birth: 1844
Death: 1907

James Allen Benson was born August 6, 1844 in Warren, Massachusetts. His parents were David E. Benson (1820) and Sarah Lamb Benson (1818).

According to the 1860 US Census, James, age 16, was living in Sylvester, WI with his parents and younger siblings:
. Henry, age 12, a.k.a. Emerson Harney Benson
. Carola E., age 6, a.k.a. Emma
. Elizabeth, age 3, a.k.a. "Lib"

Per a transcription of cemetery records, James A. Benson was a "Civil War veteran". He was discharged in 1865.

James A. Benson married Lilian A. (1852 - 1915).

In 1870, James A. Benson, age 25, was living in Green, Wisconsin.

Per the 1880 US Census, James A. Benson (age 36) and Lillian A. Benson (age 27) were living in Jefferson, Green County, Wisconsin, along with their three children:
. John E. Benson, son, age 8
. Ortha Benson, daughter, age 3
. Ceaph A. Benson, son, age 1

In 1884, their son James D. Benson was born.

James Allen Benson died in 1907.

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Biography compiled from information provided by O. Ray Pardo, Eliza Jean Benson Kelty and US Census records.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Emerson Benson (1820 - 1895)
  Sarah A. Lamb Benson (1818 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Lilian A. Humphrey Benson (1852 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  John E. Benson (1871 - 1942)*
  James David Benson (1884 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Allen Benson (1844 - 1907)
  Harney Moses Benson (1848 - 1906)*
  Emeline Benson Wells (1855 - 1945)*
  Elizabeth Benson Pinkham (1857 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Monroe
Green County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Block 25, Row 9/10, Lot 21
 
Maintained by: Linda M. Dudzic
Originally Created by: Jenean Hamilton
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82703540
James Allen Benson
Added by: Jenean Hamilton
 
James Allen Benson
Added by: Jenean Hamilton
 
James Allen Benson
Added by: Jenean Hamilton
 
 
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