Eugene Rhodes Benson

7 November 1851–6 February 1923 (Age 71)
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Eugene Rhodes

When Eugene Rhodes Benson was born on 7 November 1851, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, his father, George Rhodes Benson, was 30 and his mother, Amanda Margaret Goff, was 19. He married M A Benson about 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Bosque, Texas, United States in 1880 and Love, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 6 February 1923, in Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Utica, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Rhodes Benson
1851–1923
Eliza Ann Powell
1861–1896
Marriage: 25 May 1884
Eugene S Benson
1887–1923
Ellen L Benson
1888–1908
Elizabeth Ann Benson
1892–1968
Bertha Benson
1893–1900
Nesbit Roland Benson
1896–1896

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1884Indian Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1854
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Bosque, Texas, United States
    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union
    Age 19
    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Benn
    Bonson

    Sources (12)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Eugene R Benson - Government record: Census record: birth: 1851; Mississippi, United States
    • Eugene Benson in household of G R Benson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • F. Benson in entry for Thomas E. Emyart and Bessie Benson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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