Eri Benson

1 July 1806–11 November 1852 (Age 46)
Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Eri

When Eri Benson was born on 1 July 1806, in Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Stutson Benson Jr., was 38 and his mother, Sarah Sumner, was 33. He married Eliza Corey about 1828, in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Monroe Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 11 November 1852, in Kingsville, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Monroe Cemetery, Monroe Township, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Eri Benson
Eliza Corey
Marriage: about 1828
Julius Benson
Albert Benson
Ursula Benson
Charles Benson

Spouse and Children

about 1828
Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 12

Monroe Township was established 19 June 1818.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 13

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Eri Benson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eli Bemson in entry for Ursula Martin, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Eri Benson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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