Amelia May “Millie” <I>Chisolm</I> Benton

Amelia May “Millie” Chisolm Benton

Kaufman County, Texas, USA
Death 19 Jan 1947 (aged 82)
Menard, Menard County, Texas, USA
Burial Menard, Menard County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 52389873 View Source
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Marriage certificate shows name as "Amelia Chisum" and Thomas Hardin Benton were married December 31, 1885 in Bandera County, Texas. She went by "Amelia Chisolm".

Her husband, Thomas Hardin Benton, was born February 21, 1863 in Izard County, Arkansas and died January 16, 1901 in Bandera County, Texas and was buried in the Goodman Cemetery in Bandera County, Texas.

Note--Alternate spelling of last name as "Chisolm".


Mrs. T. H. (Amelia Chisolm) Benton was born March 6, 1865 in Kaufman County, Texas, and died January 19, 1947, at her home near Menard. She was buried in Menard Cemetery, Monday, January 20, 1947. Funeral services were conducted at the First Christian Church here.

Mrs. Benton, whose husband preceded her in death in 1901, had been a resident of Menard County since 1913, having spent 28 years in Bandera County.

She is survived by three sons; T. J. Benton, Yuma, Ariz.; W. F. Benton, Menard; J. E. Benton, Roosevelt, Texas; one daughter, Mrs. S. M. Miears, Menard and seventeen grandchildren.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amelia May “Millie” Chisolm Benton (6 Mar 1864–19 Jan 1947), Find a Grave Memorial ID 52389873, citing Rest Haven Cemetery, Menard, Menard County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Texan (contributor 48297326) .