Obit: Benson, Carl (1861- 1940)

Contact: Knud Benson

----Source: THE WHITEHALL TIMES - OCTOBER 3, 1940

CARL BENSON

"Carl Benson died at the home of his nephew, Olaf Ericksmoen in Preston Thursday, September 26, in his 80th year. Mr. Benson was born in Vaaler parish, Norway, February 4, 1861 and came to Blair in 1881, where some of his brothers and sisters had settled. A greater part of his life was spent in Clark county, where he developed a farm. He is survived by two children, his wife and two sons preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church in Longwood township, Clark county, Sunday afternoon, September 29."

 

 


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