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James Thomas BENNER

Male 1894 - 1995  (101 years)


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  • Name James Thomas BENNER 
    Born 12 May 1894  Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1995  Lexington, McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James Benner, 101, of Lexington, formerly of Eldred, died Monday afternoon August 28, 1995, at the Lexington House Nursing Home.

      He was born May 12, 1894, in Eldred, the son of Walter S. and Amanda F. (Camerer) Benner. He married Wilma "Mamie" Voiles in 1919, and she preceded him in death in 1978.
      He is survived by three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
      He was preceded in death by three sons, Rollin E. Benner, Walter Benner, and Marshall Benner; an infant daughter; a grandchild; five brothers, Frank Benner, Linus Benner, Tom Benner, Charles Benner and John Benner; and two sisters, Lucy Benner and Sylvia Benner.
      A World War I veteran, Mr. Benner had been a blacksmith in Eldred for 63 years.
    Person ID I8492  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Family Mamie Wilmoth VOILES,   b. 19 Feb 1899, Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1978, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1919  Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Walter BENNER,   b. 20 Dec 1919, Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1980, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. BENNER,   b. 13 Sep 1921, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1921, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. James Marshal BENNER,   b. 6 May 1925, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1928, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Rollin E. BENNER,   b. 1 Nov 1930, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1993, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F2586  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1894 - Eldred, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1919 - Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Aug 1995 - Lexington, McLean County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3362] Email - James Benner, James Benner; email; 5 January 2011; Carol A Voiles.

    2. [S3363] Email - James Thomas Benner, James Thomas Benner; 8 April 2011.

    3. [S3360] Email - James Benner, James Benner; email; 5 January 2011; Carol A Voiles.


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