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 Elmina <I>Light</I> Benson

Elmina Light Benson

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Death 3 Apr 1930 (aged 81)
Burial Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA
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Elminie LIGHT was born on 12 Jan 1849 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA as the fifth child of Wiley LIGHT and Alethia Elizabeth PHILLIPS. She had eight siblings, namely: James, Sarah Castletine, Rufina Arminda, Minerva, Mary Permelia, Meredith Lawson, Kansas, and Caressa Jane. She died on 03 Apr 1939 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Age: 81). When she was 20, she married Shelton BENSON,son of Willis BENSON and Mahulda Drucilla KILE, on 06 Jan 1870 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.

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User ID. Race: (White) She lived in District 31, Forsyth, GA, USA in 1850. She lived in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA in 1860. She lived in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA in 1870. She lived in Chattahoochee, Forsyth, GA, USA in 1880. She lived in Militia Districts 1437, 885, Coal Mountain, Chattahooche, Forsyth, GA in 1900. She lived in Chattahoochee, Forsyth, GA, USA in 1910. She lived in Chattahoochee, Forsyth, GA, USA in 1920. She served in the military in 1922 in Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She lived in Chattahoochee, Forsyth, GA, USA in 1930 (Age: 81; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Mother). She was buried on 05 Apr 1939 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery).

Shelton BENSON and Elminie LIGHT had the following children:

Mary Azza BENSON was born on 15 Oct 1870 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 03 Aug 1920 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Age: 49).

Winchester W. BENSON was born on 25 Jun 1873 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. He died on 30 Apr 1950 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. He married Alice MAYFIELD on 13 Nov 1897 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.

Carry BENSON was born on 21 Aug 1875 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Twin of Wiley R. Benson). She died in 1875 (Probably at birth).

Wyly Ransom BENSON was born on 21 Aug 1875 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Twin of Carry Benson). He died on 17 Nov 1974 in Tucker, Dekalb, GA, USA (Cardio Pulmonary Arrest; Cardiovascular Accident (Stroke)). He married Emily Elizabeth BROWN on 20 Sep 1896 in GA, USA.

Rosa L BENSON was born on 24 Nov 1877 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 12 Jan 1955 in Hall Co, GA, USA.

Maggie B. BENSON was born on 11 Jan 1878 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 29 Mar 1965 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.

Eula O BENSON was born in Mar 1880 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 02 Apr 1939 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA (Age: 59). She married James William PASS on 18 Oct 1903 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.

Nettie J BENSON was born in Sep 1885 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 23 Dec 1968 in Atlanta, Fulton, GA, USA. She married HOUZE on 16 Nov 1902 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.

Velvie L BENSON was born in Jul 1887 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA. She died on 21 Mar 1959 in Hall Co, GA, USA. She married William Henry CLARK in 1912 in Cumming, Forsyth Co., GA, USA.


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  • Maintained by: Susan Youngblood Gilbert
  • Originally Created by: Susan Gilbert
  • Added: 5 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5592762
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elmina Light Benson (12 Jan 1849–3 Apr 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5592762, citing Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Susan Youngblood Gilbert (contributor 47424446) .