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William Henry Benefiel

Male 1870 - 1943  (73 years)


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  • Name William Henry Benefiel 
    Nickname "Mose"  
    Born 8 Apr 1870  , ,Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Henry Harrison 
    _UID 318ADC5E30191A4B8C5B5CB2A62C668858DD 
    Died 4 Jul 1943  , Alameda, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SOURCES:
      BIRTH/DEATH:
      1. California Death Index, 1940-1997 <http://www.ancestry.com>
      William Henry Benefiel, Social Security #:551246146,Sex:Male
      Birth Date:8 Apr 1870,Birthplace:Indiana
      Death Date:4 Jul 1943,Death Place:Alameda
      Mother's Maiden Name:Benham, Father's Surname:Benefiel

      1900 US Census
      William H Benefiel [William Benefiel] Home in 1900: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California [O'Neal, San Joaquin, California] Age: 29 Birth Date: Mar 1871 Birthplace: Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relationship to head-of-house: Head Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Spouse's Name: Jennie J Benefiel Marriage year: 1895 Marital Status: Married Years married: 5
      - Jennie J Benefiel Home in 1900: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California [O'Neal, San Joaquin, California] Age: 29 Birth Date: Mar 1872 Birthplace: Kentucky Race: White Gender: Female Relationship to head-of-house: Wife Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Mother: number of living children: 2 Mother: How many children: 2 Spouse's Name: William H Benefiel Marriage year: 1895 Marital Status: Married Years married: 5
      - Ovid D Benefiel Home in 1900: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California [O'Neal, San Joaquin, California] Age: 3 Birth Date: Oct 1896 Birthplace: California Race: White Gender: Male Relationship to head-of-house: Son Father's name: William H Benefiel Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's name: Jennie J Benefiel Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Marital Status: Single
      - Ovetta Benefiel [Oretta Benefiel] Home in 1900: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California [O'Neal, San Joaquin, California] Age: 3 Birth Date: Oct 1896 Birthplace: California Race: White Gender: Female Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefiel Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's name: Jennie J Benefiel Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Marital Status: Single
      - Lewis Lurisetto[Lewis Lursetto] Home in 1900: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California [O'Neal, San Joaquin, California] Age: 35 Birth Date: 1865 Birthplace: Sweden Race: White Gender: Male Relationship to head-of-house: Boarder Father's Birthplace: Sweden Mother's Birthplace: Sweden Marital Status: Single
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Nightingale, San Joaquin, California; Roll: T623_108; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 106.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
      Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.

      1920 US Census
      William H Benefield, Home in 1920: Stockton Ward 6, San Joaquin, California, Age: 49 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871 Birthplace: Indiana Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) [Head] Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Indiana Marital Status: Widowed [Widow] Race: White Sex: Male Home owned: Own Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Foster O Benefield, Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Son Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Male Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Fern O Benefield, Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Vera L Benefield, Age: 18 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1902 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - William R Benefield, Age: 15 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Son Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Male Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Wilma R Benefield, Age: 15 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Ruth R Benefield, Age: 12 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1908 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      - Sadie A Benefield, Age: 10 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1910 Birthplace: California Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's name: William H Benefield Father's Birth Place: Indiana Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes.
      Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Stockton Ward 6, San Joaquin, California; Roll: T625_143; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 184; Image: 932.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

      California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 <http://www.ancestry.com>
      Name: William Henry Benefiel
      Residence Year: 1896 Residence Place: Stanislaus, California
      Age: 26 Birth Year: abt 1870.
      Source Citation: California State Library, California History Section; Great Registers, 1866-1898; Collection Number: 4 - 2A; CSL Roll No.: 134; FHL Roll No.: 978590
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Original data:
      Great Registers, 1866–1898. Microfilm, 185 rolls. California State Library, Sacramento, California.
    Person ID I17384  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2011 

    Family Jennie June Rand,   b. 1869,   d. Bef 1920  (Age < 51 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1895 
    Notes 
    • Sources:
      Author: Mildred Bird Ridgway Abbrev: Mildred Bird Ridgway: theridgways@jps.net Publication: theridgways@jps.net
    Children 
     1. Forrest Ovid Benefiel,   b. 9 Oct 1896, ,Fresno, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1977, of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Fern Ovetta Benefiel,   b. 9 Oct 1897, , , California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1944, , San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Vera Lenore Benefiel,   b. 6 Mar 1901, ,Oakland , California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1994, Sacramento, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Wilma Raberta Benefiel,   b. 21 Mar 1903, , , California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1997, , San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     5. William R Benefiel
     6. Ruth R Benefiel
     7. Sadie A Benefiel
    Family ID F2731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1920 US Census, US Gov, (Ancestry.com).