Indiana McCaslins

William Henry Harrison BenefielAge: 77 years18461923

Name
William Henry Harrison Benefiel
Birth January 14, 1846
Note: The 1910 US Federal Census gives his estimated birth date at 1853, whereas the 1920 US Federal Census gives it as 1843. His marriage license gives his birthdate as 14 Jan 1852. His son, Paul Benefiel gives William's birthdate as 14 Jan 1846 on his SAR application.
Birth of a son
#1
George W Benefiel
November 16, 1906 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a son
#2
James C Benefiel
December 21, 1907 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Paul E Benefiel
March 25, 1909 (Age 63 years)
Census 1910 (Age 63 years)
Census 1920 (Age 73 years)
Occupation
1910-20 Carpenter

Death April 20, 1923 (Age 77 years)
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father
mother
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himself
Family with Agnes Elizabeth McInnes - View this family
himself
wife
son
George W Benefiel
Birth: November 16, 1906 60 20Indiana
Death: December 1972Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
13 months
son
James C Benefiel
Birth: December 21, 1907 61 21Indiana
Death: August 1977Madison, Jefferson, Indiana
15 months
son
Paul E Benefiel
Birth: March 25, 1909 63 22Indiana
Death: January 1987Madison, Jefferson, Indiana
daughter
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daughter
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William Oscar Wykoff + Agnes Elizabeth McInnes - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: August 12, 1923, Jefferson, Indiana
2 years
step-son
William Oscar Wykoff
Birth: August 30, 1925 64 39Kent, Jefferson, Indiana
Death: May 15, 1999Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana

Birth1910 US Federal Census
Birth1920 US Federal Census
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Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Occupation1910 US Federal Census
Occupation1920 US Federal Census
Birth

The 1910 US Federal Census gives his estimated birth date at 1853, whereas the 1920 US Federal Census gives it as 1843. His marriage license gives his birthdate as 14 Jan 1852. His son, Paul Benefiel gives William's birthdate as 14 Jan 1846 on his SAR application.

Shared note

There is much confusion about William Henry Harrison Benefiel's birth date. The 1910 US Federal Census gives his estimated birth date at 1853, whereas the 1920 US Federal Census gives it as 1843. His marriage license gives his birthdate as 14 Jan 1852. His son, Paul Benefiel gives William's birthdate as 14 Jan 1846 on his SAR application.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, 57-year-old Indiana-born carpenter William H Benefiel has married for a second time. His wife of five years, 23-year-old Agnes E [McInnes] has born him three children, 3-year-old Indiana George W, 2-year-old Indiana-born James C and 1-year 1-month old Paul E. The family is living in a house that William owns, free of mortgage. William is employed on 15 Apr 1910 but was unemployed eight months of the past year. William's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Kentucky, while Agnes' father was born in Scotland and her mother in Indiana.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, 73-year-old Indiana-born carpenter William H H and his 34-year-old Indiana-born wife Agnes [McInnes] Bennefield [Benefiel] have in their household their Indiana-born children, 13-year-old George W, 12-year-old James, 10-year-old Paul, 7-year 7-month old Agnes M, and 3-year 11-moth old Malinda J. George, James, Paul and Agnes have attended school in the past year. William and Agnes can read and write. The family is living on Ritchie Street in a house that William Benefiel owns, but with a mortgage.

Willam Benefiel died 20 apr 1923 as recorded in his son Paul's SAR application.