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Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Posted: 21 Jul 2008 2:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Benton Powell Layton Crain Ratcliff Simmons Westbrook Lofton May Allbritton
1.William D. Benton (b. 1806 Robertson Co., TN – d. ca 1832 Copiah Co., MS)
m. Susan Powell (m. ca 1823)(b. ca 1810 SC – d. after 1850 Simpson Co., MS)
(d/o James Powell (b. 1774 SC – d. 1849 MS) and Patience Powell (b. 1774 SC – d. before 1846 MS))
Children:
2. Elizabeth Ann Benton (b. 1/12/1825 – d. 5/1/1885)(m. ca 1842)
m. John Allbritton (b. 12/12/1816 – d. 5/27/1877) (s/o George Allbritton and Martha (b. 1776 Maryland))
Children:
3. Martha Allbritton (b. 1843)
3. Benjamin F. Allbritton (b. 1844 – d. after 1914 West Carroll, Parish)
3. Jesse Allbritton (b. 1846)
3. William Allbritton (b. 1848)
3. Richard Layfayette Allbritton (b. 2/18/ 1850 – d. 12/12/1927 buried in Jupiter Baptist Cemetery)
m. Amanda M. (b. 10/2/1856 – d. 9/14/1931)
3. Alla Allbritton (b. 7/1/1863 – d. 10/15/1865)
3. Joseph Allbriton (b. 4/17/1861 – d. 4/18/1946)
m. Melissa Lenora Murry (b. ca 1860 – d. ca 1895)
Children:
3. James Reece Allbritton (b. 1/14/1884 – d. 1956)
m. Anna Jane Harrington (b. 1887 – d. 1971 TX)
3. Beaulah Lee Allbriton (b. 4/30/1886 – d. 1929)
m. Colon N. Mangum
3. Roy Ernest Allbritton (b. 6/25/1894 – d. 1950)
m. Jewell Jennings
m. Izzard
m. Florence Horton (b. 3/1/1869 – d. 11/22/1965)
Children:
3. Lennie Allbriton
3. Webb Allbritton (b. 9/9/1900 – d. 5/29/1987)
2. William D. Benton (b. abt. 1830)
m. Margaret Layton (b. 1828)
Children:
3. Missouri E. Benton (b. 1852)(married 13 Jan 1873, Simpson Co.)
m. G. W. Bell
3. Laura Sarah Benton (b. 1854)
m. D. F. Bell (married 25 Jan 1875, Simpson Co.)
m. L. A. Whittaker (married 29 Jan 1879, Simpson Co.)
3. Richard C. Benton (b. 2/5/1855 – d. 2/10/1910)
m. Ann Magee (b. 1860)
Children:
4. Annie Lee Benton (b. 12/11/1901 – d. 1/7/1907)
4. Robert Emory Benton (b. 6/6/1883 – d. 10/9/1966 Oak Grove, LA)
m. Tommie Bell (b. 11/12/1905 – d. 10/11/1995 Oak Grove, LA)
4. Lou Venie Benton (b. 2/2/1885 – d. 12/16/1967)
4. Leslie R. Benton (b. 7/27/1906 – d. 1/27/1989)
m. Marie F. Finley (b. 3/25/1907 – d. 11/15/1988)
Children:
5. Wayne C. Benton (b. 11/5/1931 – d. 9/3/1977)
m. unknown
Children:
6. Robert Benton
5. Richard Cline Benton
m. Beverly Jean Edmonson


4. Willie Benton (b. 6/1887 – d. 1964)(m. 10/29/1909)
m. Betty Mae Jones (b.2/15/1894 – d.9/14/1987 Oak Grove, LA)(d/o George William Jones & Josephine Jones - Simpson Co.)
Children:
5. Hazel Benton (b. 1913 – d. 1960)
5. Ralph Benton
m. Louise
Children:
6. William Ted Benton
m. Linda Sutton
5. Jeannett Benton (b. 12/28/1919 – d. 11/2/1995)
m. Thomas David Waters (b. 12/31/1923)
5. Willie Mae Benton (b. 10/29/1910)
m. fnu Prine
4. Lena Benton (b. 8/12/1889)(m. 7/25/1908)
m. Julius Paul Jones (b. 4/24/1889 – d. 8/29/1948)
Children:
5. Ruby Jones
m. Moore
Children:
6. Larry Moore (b. 4/1/1936)
4. Mary Benton (b. 6/1894)
4. Wallas Benton (b. 2/1896)
4. Jack Benton (b. 2/22/1898 – d. 2/15/1972)
4. Mamie Benton (b. 12/11/1896 – d. 2/29/1972)
m. Lonnie Richmond (b. 2/24/1893 – d. 11/20/1975)
3. William Joseph Benton (b. 6/1860 – d. 1949)(m. 12/10/1891)
m. Mary Vezelia Jones (b. 3/1876 – d. 1950)
Children:
4. Lanah Benton (b. 4/1893 – d. abt. 1980)
m. Needham Williamson
Children:
5. Ethel Vezelia Williamson
m. Clyde Waltman
m. Porter Meadows
m. fnu Ainsworth
5. Charlie Williamson (dau.)
5. Beatrice Williamson
m. Cecil Farmer
5. Howard Williamson
5. Frankie Williamson
m. Lionel Waltman
m. Charlie Jones
m. Thurman
5. Gertrude Williamson
m. Charlie Sullivan
5. Harold Williamson
m. Mary Elizy
4. Ance Benton (b. 2/7/1896 – d. 3/20/1896)
4. Sulena Benton (b. 9/18/1895 – d. 12/5/1981)
4. Lonie Benton (b. 4/1897)
m. Berry Boggan
Children:
5. Myran Boggan
m. R. J. Welch
5. Edna Boggan
m. Guycell Griffith


5. Bobby Boggan
m. Billy Roberts
5. Jessie Boggan
m. Jean Lee
5. Charlene Boggan
m. Zack Gibson
5. Joe Boggan
m. Sue Brown
4. Donie Benton (b. 2/1898)
m. Ethel Boggan
Children:
5. Archie Lee Benton
m. fnu McClendon
m. Billy Weathersby
5. Ray Benton
5. Mary Lou Benton
m. Rudolph Daniels
4. Joseph Mead Benton, Sr. (b. 1/20/1903 – d. 4/22/1984)
m. Elzina Ross (b. 1/21/1908 – d. 1/23/1978)
Children:
5. Infant daughter (b. 8/19/1939 – d. 8/19/1939)
5. Martha Nell Benton
m. Billy Frank Roberts
m. Lloyd Jones
5. Joseph “Buddy” Mead Benton
m. Ann Pickering
4. Ray C. Benton (b. 5/23/1910 – d 8/2/1924)
4. William D. Benton (b. 2/1/1901 – d. 2/18/1903)
4. Guff Benton (b. 1903)
4. George “Bill” Ophley Benton (b. 3/23/1908 – d. 10/29/1969)
m. Ruth Blackman (b. 21 July 1913) (m. 9/4/1930)
Children:
5. Billie Jean Benton (b. 7/19/1931)
m. James Marion Martin
5. Joe Allen Benton (b. 7/16/1937 – d. 6/6/1989)
m. Theresa Jean Shelby (b. 10 August 1939)
Children:
6. James Keith Benton (b. 8/4/1965 – d. 8/5/1965)
6. John Kelly Benton (b. 8/4/1965 – d. 8/5/1965)
4. Josephine “Jody” Benton (b. 1905 – d. after 1985)
m. Hall (1st hd.)
m. Aslock (2nd hd.)
3. Rosa Benton (b. 1862)
2. Nancy Benton (b. 5/26/1824 Copiah Co. – d. 6/12/1887 Rankin Co.)
m. James May, Jr.(b. 7/11/1822 Pike Co. – d. 2/17/1888 Rankin Co.)(br/o Willoughby May)(m. 8/5/1841 Simpson Co.)(s/o James May, Sr. and Nancy Tullos)
Children:
3. Caroline May (b. 9/9/1842 Simpson Co. – d. 9/5/1849 Simpson Co.)
3. William D. May (b. 6/1/1845 Simpson Co. – d. 1/22/1848 Simpson Co.)
3. James Washington May (8/23/1847 Simpson Co. – d.1/27/1918 Rankin Co.)
m. Susan “Susie” C. Myers (10/15/1849 – 8/16/1909 Rankin Co.)


3. Anselum “Anse” F. May (2/3/1850 Simpson Co. – 10/11/1888 Rankin Co.)
m. Rosa Ann Steen (7/23/1855 Simpson Co. – 9/30/1929 Rankin Co.)
Children:
4. Dr. Reuel May,Sr.(10/22/1883 Rankin – 1/27/1950 Jackson,MS)
m. unknown
Children:
5. Reuel May,Jr.(11/13/1910 Rankin – 12/1979 Rankin)
3. Augustine May (b. 1851)
3. Thaddius Davis May (b. 11/30/1852 Simpson Co. – d. 1922 Rankin Co.)
m. Louisa Seabelle “Belle” Sutton (b. 1857 – d. 1893)
m. Mary Elizabeth Miller (b. 1871 – d. 1906 Rankin Co.)
m. Mollie (b. 1851)
3. Claudius May (b. 1853)
3. Jorena May (b. 2/1/1855 Simpson Co. – d. 12/17/1918 Rankin Co.)
m. Oramus J. Ragland (b. 12/1/1851 – d. 8/31/1934 Rankin Co.)
3. John Pettus May (b. 2/8/1859 Simpson Co. – d. 11/22/1862 Simpson Co.)
3. Laura May (b. 12/11/1861 Simpson Co. – d. 8/8/1907 Hammond, LA)
m. John Patrick Hemby (1854 – 1931)(m. 10/14/1884 Rankin Co.)
2. James W. Benton (b. 1/14/1827 – d. 1/2/1897)
m. Alice “Alis” Layton (b. 10/12/1829 – d. 3/30/1884)
Children:
3. Thomas Marion Benton (b. 10/26/1849 – d. 11/7/1930 Simpson Co.)(m. 1/26/1876 Simpson Co.)
m. Sarah Ann May Kennedy (1st wife)(b. 11/1849 – d. 10/29/1907) (d/o Willoughby T. May and Rebecca Runnels)
(1st hd.: David Kennedy; child, Judge Willoughby F. Kennedy, b.1866 – d. abt. 1940)
Children:
4. George Tilton Benton (b. 11/14/1874)
m. Daisy (b. 1883)
Children:
5. Messie M. Benton
5. Willie Albert Benton (b. 4/25/1900)
4. Albert Benton (b. 1878)
4. Alonzo Lafayette “Fate” Benton, Sr. (b. 1/26/1884 – d. 1/5/1967)
m. Dora “Dovie” Parker (b. 9/26/1890 – d. 8/1981)(m. abt. 1908 Simpson Co.))
Children:
5. Woodrow Benton (b. 1913)
5. Thelma Benton (b. 1914)
5. Aline Benton (1916 Simpson Co. – 10/8/1998 Rankin Co.)
m.Talley Shows Meyers (b. 10/11/12 MS – d. 11/5/80)
5. Sarah Almeda Benton (b. 1918)
5. Thomas Benton (b. 1919)
5. Alonzo L. Benton, Jr. (b. 1923)
5. Howard Benton (b. 1925)
4. Rebecca Elizabeth Benton (b. 1881 – d. 1917)(married 1896)
m. Albert Font May (b. 1873 – d. 1948)(s/o John B. May and Jane M. Hudson)
4. John Benton (b. 3/17/1882)
m. Viola (b. 1894)
4. William May Benton (b. 7/7/1892 – d. 10/1964)
4. Jurenie “Deer” Benton (d. Mendenhall, MS)
m. Roxie lnu (b. 1871 – d. 1948)(2nd wife of Thomas M. Benton)(married abt. 1908)
3. William D. Benton (b. 10/1862)
m. Elizabeth “Bessie” Parker (b. 1/1864)
Children:
4. William Joseph Benton (b. 10/29/1882)
m. Daisy B. (b. 1885)
Children:
5. Ella Benton (b. 1908)


5. Fred “Freddie” Benton (b. 4/20/1910 – d. 3/1988)
5. Tollins Benton (b. 1913)
5. Mina Benton (b. 1907)
5. Huie Benton (b. 1920)
4. Rosa Benton (b. 2/1888)
4. Ules J. Benton (b. 2/1886)
4. Violet Benton (b. 3/1899)
4. William K. Benton (b. 4/1898)
4. Hattie Benton (b. 5/1900)
3. William Joseph Benton (b. 1852 – d. 1878)
m. Laura Ann Ponder (b. 1854)
Children:
4. Emma Benton (b. 1872)
4. Ella Benton (b. 1875)
4. Robert Lee Benton (b. 2/24/1875)
m. Letha Jane Burnham
Children:
5. Ollis Benton (twin)
5. Debbie Benton (died young)
5. Hollis L. Benton
m. unknown
Children:
6. Bob Hollis Benton (m. 1950 Rankin Co., MS)
m. Betty Jo Smith (b. 7/10/1938 County Line, Rankin, MS)
Children:
7. Becky Jo Benton (b. 10/19/1964 Jackson,, MS)
7. Bob Hollis “Little Bob” Benton (b. 4/9/1951 Jackson, MS)
3. Sarah E. Benton (b. 1854)(m. 20 July 1890, Simpson Co.)
m. James H. Brown
3. Susanna A. Benton (b. 1856)
m. Bob Williamson
3. Laura A. Benton (b. 7/10/1863 – d. 12/20/1932 Oak Grove Cemetery, LA)
m. John Henry Crain (br/o Dosky Abby Crain)
3. Alice Jo Benton (b. 1866)(m. 2/1/1881 Simpson Co.)
m. Tom Gill (br/o Ella J. Gill)
3. Lafayette “Fate” A. Benton (b. 3/1871 – d. 1936 Rankin Co.)
m. Ella J. Gill (b. 7/1878)(si/o Tom Gill)
Children:
4. William Spurgeon Benton (b. 6/29/1893 – d. 7/31/1916)
4. Maud Benton (b. 5/1895 – d. 1936 Rankin Co., MS)
3. Micay “Mallie” Benton (b. 1870)
m. Jim Hayes
3. James Albert Benton (11/19/1866 MS – 3/17/1908 MS)(br/o Laura A. Benton)
m. Dosky Abby Crain (2/9/1871 MS – 10/16/1940 Memphis, TN )(si/o John Henry Crain)
Children:
4. George W. Benton (b. 2/24/1890 MS – d. 3/30/1922 MS)
4. Robert Lee Benton (b. 7/29/1892 MS – d. 1/2/1984 Mendenhall, MS)
m. Effie Grubbs (b. 4/21/1900 MS - d. 1998 Mendenhall, MS)(m. 7/31/1920)
4. Lula Emmaline “Emma” Benton (b. 9/1893 MS - d. 4/8/66 Memphis, TN)
m. W. M. Hylander (b. 1890 MS - d. 6/12/53 Memphis, TN)
Children:
5. Agnes Hylander
m. John Terrell
Children:
6. James Terrell


6. Marsha Terrell
m. Charles Slipe (?)
5. Essie May Hylander
m. E. Hartwell (1st hd.)
Children:
6. "Boots" Hartwell
m. Ed Gammon
Children:
7.Donna Gammon
m. William Chism
m. James Pasiky (2nd hd.)
5. William Cornelius “W.C.” Hylander (b. 1915 – b. 9/28/2000 Olive Branch, MS)
m. Valerie G. (12/23/1918 – 8/20/1999 Olive Branch, MS)
Children:
6. W.C. Hylander (res. La Grange, TN)
6. David L. Hylander (res. Olive Branch, MS)
6. Kim Hylander (res. Olive Branch, MS)
m. fnu Smith
6. Marsha Hylander (res. Laconia, NH)
m. William Black
5. Mildren Hylander (res. Gonzales, TX)
m. Donald Howard
Children:
6. Ken Howard
4. Charles W. Benton (b. 1/25/1896 MS – d. 12/24/1938 Memphis, TN)(m. about 1921)
m. Eula May Phillips (b. 1895 MS – d. 2/27/1988 Memphis, TN)
Children:
5. Charles W. Benton, Jr (b. after 1930)
5. Gladys May Benton (b. after 1930)
m. William E. Routt (b. 1/2/1919 – d. 3/29//1985 Memphis, TN)
Children:
6. Dr. William E. Routt, Jr
m. Mary lnu
Children:
7. William Routt
6. Linda Kay Routt
m. Paul Mann
4. John Dewey Benton (b. 7/12/1899 MS – d. 7/20/1927 MS)
4. Vena “Venie” Benton (b. 1901 MS – d. 7/20/1976 Memphis, TN)
m. A. Harper (1st hd.)
Children:
5. Hulene Harper (b. 3/8/1922 - d. 8/1977)
m. Fred O. Vickrey (b. 8/2/1917 - d. 11/7/1999)
Children:
6. Fred Vickrey, Jr
6. Dennis Vickrey
m. W. H. Crawford (2nd hd.)
4. Nola Benton (b. 1903)
m. E.A. Woods (1st hd.)
m. O.C. Marshall (2nd hd.)
4. Hattie Benton (b. 1906)
m. Carvin Berry
Children:
5. Clydine Berry


4. Eugene " Eugie " Benton (b. 8/31/1897 MS – d. 10/11/1964 LA)
m. Mary "Tit" Elizabeth Ratcliff (b. 1/27/1893 MS – d. 9/22/1928 Fondren, MS)(1st w.)
Children:
5. Eugene “E.C.” Columbus Benton (b. 2/27/1919, D’Lo, MS)
m. Alma Donovant (1st wife)
m. Frances Elberta Simmons (2nd wife)(b. 6/19/24, Memphis, TN)(m. Hernado MS)
Children:
6. Eugene “Gene” Leroy Benton (b. 11/25/1942 Memphis, TN)
m. Marilyn Jamie Shelton (b. 10/15/1944 Urbana, IL)
Children:
7. Allyson “Allie” Lucinda Benton (b. 6/10/1967 Santa Ana, CA)
m. Michael Johannes Sauter (b. 11/24/1966 NJ)
Children:
8. Annabel Marilyn Sauter (b. 2/2008 Mexico City, Mexico)
7. Jamie Eugenia Benton (b. 6/30/1970 Santa Ana, CA)
7. Lynleigh Shelton Benton (b. 5/25/1980 Fountain Valley, CA)
6. Linda Sue Benton (b. 5/23/1950)
m. Michael A. Walker
Children:
7. Michaelle Walker
m. Mark Guerrero
Children:
8. Zachary “Zack” Austin Guerrero (b. 12/8/1998, Travis AFB, CA)
8. Jacob Allen Guerrero (b. 5/3/2003, Andrews AFB, MD)
6. Debra " Debbie " Benton (b. 6/3/1953)
m. Joseph “Joe” Clyburn (1st hd.)
Children:
7. Rebecca Frances Clyburn (m. 4/26/03)
m Michael Kevin England
Children:
8. Abigail England
m. Beverly Owens (2nd hd.)
m. John McNulty III (3rd hd.)
m. Robert W. Hummel (4th hd.) (s/o Barbara Jo Walker, Miss America 1947)(m. 8/22/03)
6. Denise Benton (b. 6/3/1953)
m. Charles “Charlie” Graham (1st hd.)
Children:
7. Michael Graham
m. Samuel “Sammy” Williams (2nd hd.)
Children:
7. Justin Williams
m. John C. Newton (3rd hd.)(m. 10/14/1995)
m. fnu Little (4th hd.)
6. Mark Lee Benton (b. 7/3/1962)
6. Mary Alice Benton (b. 3/3/1964)(m. 2/29/84)
m. Kerry J. Ryan (d. 2008 Memphis)(1st hd.)
Children:
7. Natale Katherine Ryan (b. July 6, 1984)
7. James Mathis Ryan (b. Aug. 16, 1985)
m. Gregory G. Simmons (2nd hd.)(m. 10/30/1988)
Children:
7. Ian Hunter Simmons (b. Nov. 21, 1989)
7. Chloe Elisabeth Simmons (b. Oct. 20, 1991)
7. Christian Tyler Simmons (b. Dec. 9, 1994)


m. Grace W. Bracey (b. 1/9/1910 – d. 10/20/1966)(2nd wi.)(married ca. 1929)
Children:
5. James Alman Benton, Sr. (b. 7/30/31 Darnell, LA - d. ca. 2007 Houston Texas)
m. Rosemary Lucille Schrock (b. 8/8/32 Oak Grove, LA)
Children:
6. Elizabeth Rose Benton (b. 9/3/53 Carlsbad, NM – d. 7/25/62 Amarillo, Potter Co.,TX)
6. Paula Georgette Benton (b. 8/18/61 Carlsbad,NM)
m. Leo Hugo Kleiweg (b. 1/20/66 Holland)
6. James Alman Benton, Jr. (b. 8/19/67 Houston,TX)
m. unknown
Children:
7. Jennifer Benton (b. 1984)
5. Cary Eugene Benton (b. 7/15/39 Oak Grove, LA – d. 6/29/02 Portland, OR)
m. Mary Louise Michael (b. 4/3/39 Moab, UT)(m. 1958)

Re: Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Posted: 27 Dec 2008 10:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
My ggg grandfather was John T. Benton b. 1795 or 97, Tennessee. I am trying to find his siblings or parents.

His son was William Dotry. Is your William D. for Dotry?

Thanks

Vicki Benton Roth

Re: Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Posted: 27 Dec 2008 10:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
probably Davis, but don't know for sure

Re: Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Posted: 20 Mar 2009 4:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Allbritton
George Allbritton b. ca 1775 and Martha b.ca 1776 MD are my gggggrandparents. Do you have any further info on their children?

Re: Bentons from Tennessee to Mississippi

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 2:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hey I'm trying to locate some of my Benton family, my Great Grandmother Olivia Benton was from Mississippi and I believe her brother William(Doc)Benton born abt.1876 was from Mississippi or Tennessee and his wife Louella had a son Will Benton Jr who had a son TJ Benton lived in Tunica, Mississippi in 1940 Census. Do anyone have any information about any of these Bentons? lamanew2002@yahoo.com
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