29 December 1879–17 September 1962 (Age 82)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States
When Benjamin Franklin Magness was born on 29 December 1879, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, his father, Absalom C Magness, was 30 and his mother, Ellen J Smithers, was 25. He married Gertrude Alice Sayre on 28 June 1905, in Rock, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in York Township, Hand, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Swan Lake Township, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 17 September 1962, at the age of 82.
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