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 Martha Marinda Maria “Rindie” <I>Benson</I> Clawson

Martha Marinda Maria “Rindie” Benson Clawson

Pine Village, Warren County, Indiana, USA
Death 8 Aug 1900 (aged 45)
Howe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Howe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 62716275 · View Source
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"Rindie" passed away on August 8, 1900, in what is now Howe, Le Flore, Oklahoma. (At the time Oklahoma was known as the Indian Territory. Oklahoma statehood was in 1907.)

She was the first child born to Prudence Malinda Slauter and William Martindale Benson on December 14, 1854, Pine Village, Warren County, Indiana. She married Joseph Haynes Clawson on September 22, 1873, in Warren County, Indiana. Six children were born of this union: Gilbert Arthur "Art" born on August 26, 1874, William Timothy "Roy" born June 20, 1880, Joseph Isaac "Willard" on November 19, 1882, Don Dean born on March 22, 1885, Louis Lloyd born on September 17, 1889, and Eugene "Dewey" born on February 20, 1898.

She was preceded in death by her mother. Surviving her is her husband, Joseph Haynes Clawson and her children; her father, William Martindale Benson; sisters, Cynthia Ann, Rosa Jane, and Mary Theodoshie; brothers Samuel Issac and William Willard Benson; Step-mother, Margaret Ann (Fagan)and half sisters, Tressie Treene, marguerite Christine, Lucy may and Clara June, and half-brother, George Watterson.

Internment is in Howe Cemetery, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Gilbert Arthur "Art" (1874-1956)#71605008
William Timothy "Roy" (1880-1941)#34298739
Joseph Isaac "Willard" (1882- )
Don Dean (1885- )
Louis Lloyd (1889-1970)#45742151
Eugene "Dewey"(1898-1958)#34298564




  • Created by: Sheri McNary
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62716275
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Marinda Maria “Rindie” Benson Clawson (14 Dec 1854–8 Aug 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62716275, citing Howe Cemetery, Howe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Sheri McNary (contributor 46991783) .