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 John Thomas Benson

John Thomas Benson

Birth
Wyoming, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 8 Jan 1914 (aged 70)
Wyoming, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Camden, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 4 - Benson Family Plot
Memorial ID 5546513 · View Source
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Married Amanda Hutchison (born 6 Feb 1852; died 27 May 1876) on 14 March 1870 at her parent's home in Hazlettville, Delaware. They had three children: Harry (born 19 Nov 1870; died 9 June 1872), William (born 11 July 1873; died 29 Nov 1873), and Harry (born 13 May 1876; died 13 August 1876). Amanda died from complications in childbirth. She is buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Delaware.

John remarried on 10 October 1877 in Wyoming, Del, to Eliza "Jennie" Johnson (born 3 Aug 1859 Wyoming, Del; died 5 July 1919 Wyoming, Del). They had five children: Priscilla J. Benson (born 25 Oct 1878; died in 1890); Wilmer Kersey Benson Sr (born 19 Aug 1880); Alden J. Benson (born 11 Nov 1881); Howard D. Benson (born 4 Dec 1887); and Beuleh C. Benson (born 29 Aug 1890). Jennie Johnson Benson is also buried in the family plot in this cemetery.


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Gravesite Details Husband of Amanda Benson
  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 16 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5546513
  • Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas Benson (2 Dec 1843–8 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5546513, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .