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 Abel Benson

Abel Benson

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 3 Oct 1890 (aged 73–74)
Pittsburg, Hickory County, Missouri, USA
Burial Pittsburg, Hickory County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 8861477 · View Source
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Tombstone Inscription: MUS CO G 8th MO S M CAV
Obituary from The Index, Hickory Co. MO, 9 Oct, 1890:
Our old friend and neighbor Mr. Benson died at his home Friday morning at 3 o'clock. The old gentleman has been sick five or six weeks. He was buried in the cemetery near the Pittsburgh school house. He will be sadly missed by his many friends.

Born in South Carolina, Abel Benson married Harriet Lindley in Morgan county, MO on 17 Dec 1840. They had the following children: Amanda F, John B, Abel McLeod, Perion Taylor, and Sarah E. Harriet died about 1852, and he remarried Virginia Jane Turner. He was in Hickory county, MO as early as 1852. Abel and Virginia had the following children: Mary M, Susan E, Henryetta B, Eliza Jane, Fannie E, Abel, Frank, Theadocia, Orlee, and Homer. He was a blacksmith.


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  • Created by: Johnna Quick Owens
  • Added: 1 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8861477
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abel Benson (1816–3 Oct 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8861477, citing Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Hickory County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Johnna Quick Owens (contributor 46614968) .