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Re: TEXAS WILHITES, BENTON, JONES
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: November 04, 2013 at 19:18:09
In Reply to: TEXAS WILHITES, BENTON, JONES by Samantha Schatzan of 1273

Not my family and by now you may have found what you wanted, if not maybe some of this will help.

TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

Name: Elijah Gipson Benton
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 26 Oct 1956
Event Place: , Navarro, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 25 Jun 1870
Birthplace: Cryer Creek, Texas
Father's Name: Thomas H Benton
Mother's Name: Susan Price
Certificate Number: 60676
GS Film number: 2134916
Digital Folder Number: 005145235
Image Number: 02722

Name: Jessee Newton Benton
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 30 Mar 1919
Event Place: , Burnet, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 07 Mar 1876
Birthplace:
Father's Name: Thos Hart Benton
Mother's Name: Susan Price
Certificate Number: 9220
GS Film number: 2073562
Digital Folder Number: 005145128
Image Number: 00109

Name: May Benton Pike
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 18 Jun 1967
Event Place: Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 29 Jul 1878
Birthplace: , Texas
Father's Name: Thomas Hart Benton
Mother's Name: Susan Price
Certificate Number: 40454
GS Film number: 2138644
Digital Folder Number: 005164803
Image Number: 02547

On Find a Grave you can view the double headstone for "Gipson" and his wife Daisy, in the Oakwood Cemetery. Several other Bentons buried there, not sure if they're related.

Thomas and wife Susanna, with lovely double headstone, in Cryer Creek Cemetery. Someone has posted some info:

Thomas Hart Benton, Sr.
Civil War Veteran
May 2, 1844 - June 12, 1881
Husband of Susanna (Price) Benton; Son of Peter Stout Benton & Martha (Wilhight) Benton.
Enlisted July 1861 in Capt. Anderson Whetstone Cavalry Co., Van Zandt County, TX in 12th Tex Brigade.; Married Susanna Price in 1866.

Jesse Newton/ J.N. has lovely headstone in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Burnet Co, TX. Some info on him has been posted on Find a Grave.

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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