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Christian Fredrik (Fred) BENSON

Male 1878 - 1964  (86 years)


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  • Name Christian Fredrik (Fred) BENSON 
    Born 1878  Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • date according to Jan Arne
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Apr 1964  Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Fred C Benson who died in Minneapolis on 26 Apr 1964 was born 23 Dec 1878 to a woman whose maiden name was Sandholt. Find A Grave has his birth date as 22 Nov 1878.

      His gravestone, according to the photo in Find A Grave, has his wife as Catherine Benson 1878-1958.

      His obit in the Tribune on 27 April said that he was 85 years old and lived at 310 W. 50th Street. He would be buried in Oak Hill. He was a retired painting and decorating contractor and had been a Minneapolis resident for 80 years. He was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Murray N. Nelson of Minneapolis.
    Person ID I15770  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father Haakon BENSON,   b. 25 May 1850, Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1916, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Lina Andrine Olsdatter,   b. 3 Jan 1844, Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1913, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1875  Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine PETERSON,   b. Abt 1879, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Sep 1906  Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • as Fred C Benson and Kate Peterson
    Children 
     1. G.V. BENSON
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 
    Family ID F11599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart