I am a member of the Brazos Genealogical Association. Perhaps these abstracts of early obituaries will be of some help ?
Benson, ---, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lum Benson died; buried at Bethel. (weekly) Bryan Eagle, 14 Oct. 1897, p.6, col.6.
Benson, Curtis, aged 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lum Benson living at Benson School House; died & was buried at Bethel. (weekly) Bryan Eagle, 20 Sept. 1900, p.6, col.2
Hudson, Len, died & was buried at Bethel; had lived in Brazos Co. about 52 years. (weekly) Bryan Eagle, 23 Jan. 1890, p.1, col.2
Pru Benson was a veteran of the Civil War. See "Roster of Company I, 21st Texas Cavalry," Bryan Daily Eagle, 4 June 1912, p.2, col.2 and Morrison, W.H., A Brief and Condensed History of Parson's Texas Cavalry Brigade ... Waco, 1962, pp.88-92 (muster roll for 21st Tx. Cavalry, Co.I).
Good luck with your research.
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