Harold George Benton


Brief Life History of Harold George

When Harold George Benton was born in 1897, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Edward Benton, was 30 and his mother, Susan Jane Boughton, was 30. He married Elsie Alice Alexander on 29 July 1922, in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He registered for military service in 1914. He died in 1963, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Harold George Benton
Elsie Alice Alexander
Marriage: 29 July 1922
Harold Alexander Benton

Sources (3)

  • GEORGE in household of EDWARD, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Harold George Benton, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Harold G Benton in household of George E Benton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 July 1922Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 11

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 21

    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from any of numerous places so called, especially Benton Green in Berkswell, Warwickshire, Bentons in Suffolk, and Little Benton and Longbenton in Northumberland. The places are named with Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular) or beonet ‘bent grass’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    in Yorkshire and possibly also Staffordshire, a variant of Bentham .


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

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