Emma Irene Benson

16 August 1870–30 June 1945 (Age 74)
Cobb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Emma Irene

When Emma Irene Benson was born on 16 August 1870, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, her father, Andrew Means Benson, was 48 and her mother, Susan M Fowler, was 41. She married George Robert Bentley on 15 February 1891. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 890, Cherokee, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 June 1945, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

George Robert Bentley
1868–1919
Emma Irene Benson
1870–1945
Marriage: 15 February 1891
George Albert Bentley
1891–1955
Nell Kathleen Bentley
1893–1975
Linda Lucille Bentley
1898–1931
Lena Lorena Bentley
1901–1971
Oscar Andrew Bentley
1903–1969
James William Bentley Sr
1905–1977
Howard Benson Bentley
1908–1969
Robert Earnest Bentley
1910–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1891
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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Benne, a pet form of Benedict ( see Benn ).2 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’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of a pet form of the personal name Beniamin ( see Bien , Benjamin ) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Irene Bentley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Bentley in household of Robert Bentley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma I Bentley in household of George R Bentley, "United States Census, 1910"

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