John R. Benson 1847-1917
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
Copyright 1997-1998-1999-2000-2001
All Rights Reserved Last updated: 31 Aug 2001

John R. Benson; son of William B. Benson (1820-1877) & Catharine Ann Procunier (1829-1868); John was born on 21 Nov 1847 in Port Rowan, Norfolk, Ontario; died on 25 Aug 1917 in Myrtle Point, Oregon.  John married Carrie A. Vaughn on 11 Jan 1869 in Vinton, Oregon.  Carrie was born on 02 Feb 1853 in Sterling, Michigan; died on 18 Dec 1928 in Myrtle Point, Oregon.  (One child)

Mable Anita Benson  born on 14 Oct 1896 jn LaPorte City, Iowa; married L.A. Roberts in Myrtle, Point, Oregon.
Evelyn Rowena Benson; married a Mr. Myers

Main Source:
Mrs. Kathryn (Carroll) Keegan, 12106 Kober Road, La Porte City, IA  50651-2130

Other Sources:
David C Procuniar 3598 Harry Truman Drive, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432
The Bragonier Family by Georgiana H. Randall 1969.
The Bragunier Family in America by Brittain Bragunier Robinson 1969.
First Reformed Church of Hagerstown Maryland church records on LDS micro-film.

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