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 Sarah <I>Proctor</I> Benton

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Sarah Proctor Benton

  • Birth 24 Dec 1849 Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
  • Death 26 Apr 1922 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Section 4 (west), Block 5, Lot 105
  • Memorial ID 30465647

The death of Mrs. O. D. Benton occurred at her home in Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday, April 26. Funeral services were held in that city on Friday and the body shipped to Holton. The remains arrived here Monday morning and were met by Prof. E. J. Benton of Cleveland, Ohio, and Oliver Benton of Tecumseh, Okla. … the body was lowered beside that of Mr. Benton whose death occurred ten years ago. Mrs. Benton,
whose maiden name was Sarah Proctor, was born in Rensallier, New York, in 1849. … devoted to her family and church, the Christian Adventist organization. She was active in the W. C. T. U. work … she is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Espe of Los Angeles, and her sons, Elbert J. of Cleveland, Ohio, Atwell of Los Angeles and Oliver of Tecumseh, Okla. Another daughter, Verta Fundis, died several years ago.
The Holton Recorder, May 4, 1922.

… her husband who died nine years ago. The Benton’s lived in Holton a great many years. … Oliver Benton, Shawnee, Okla. Mrs. Benton was 71 years old at the time of her death.
The Holton Signal, May 4, 1922.


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  • Created by: Thomas Mick
  • Added: 10 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30465647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Proctor Benton (24 Dec 1849–26 Apr 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30465647, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Thomas Mick (contributor 46856506) .