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BRUNSON Bennett Franklin

Male 1896 - 1957  (60 years)


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  • Name BRUNSON Bennett Franklin  [1
    Nickname Benny 
    Born 30 Dec 1896  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Bald Hill Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 3y 
    • He was recorded as "Benjamin F. Lawhorn", and was the grandson of William J. Lawhorn. He was 3 years old at the time of this census, being born in Dec. 1896.Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg1
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg1
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg2
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg2
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 13y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Allen Brunson and was 13 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATES, Frank] Pg1
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATES, Frank] Pg1
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 23y 
    • He was recorded as the brother of Harry W. Brunson, single, and 23 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor [BRUNSON, Harry W]
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor [BRUNSON, Harry W]
    1930 U.S. Census 1 Apr 1930  , Money Creek Twp., McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 33y 
    • He was recorded as the brother of Harry Brunson, and was 33 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1930 U.S. census, Illinois, McLean County, Money Creek [BRUNSON, William Harry] Pg2
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    Died 1957 
    Buried 1957  Anchor Township Cemetery (aka Prairie Chapel Cemetery), Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gravestone for BRUNSON, Bennett F.
    Gravestone for BRUNSON, Bennett F.
    Transcription:
    SON | BENNETT F. BRUNSON | 1896 -- 1957
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 2 July 2005
    Person ID I3858  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2013 

    Father BRUNSON Allan Thurman,   b. 5 Nov 1868, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1938, , Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother LAWHORN Cliffie Christina,   b. 17 Jan 1878, , Richview, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1932, Brokaw Hospital, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 16 May 1893  , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Agency: Married by Rev. J.R. Fox 
    • Cliffie & her sister Delilah (Lila) were married on the same day.
    Marriage Certificate of BRUNSON, Allen and LAWHORN, Cliffie, Page 1
    Marriage Certificate of BRUNSON, Allen and LAWHORN, Cliffie, Page 1
    Marriage Certificate of BRUNSON, Allen and LAWHORN, Cliffie, Page 2
    Marriage Certificate of BRUNSON, Allen and LAWHORN, Cliffie, Page 2
    Family ID F1472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1896 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 3y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Bald Hill Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 13y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 23y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 U.S. Census - Age: 33y - 1 Apr 1930 - , Money Creek Twp., McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1957 - Anchor Township Cemetery (aka Prairie Chapel Cemetery), Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S755] Find A Grave. Database and Digital Images., Website: Find A Grave., (http://findagrave.com: accessed 13 January 2013), memorial page for Allen T. Brunson (1868-1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21425019, citing Anchor Township Cemetery, Anchor, McLean County, Illinois (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S109] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1900-LAWHORN-WilliamJ. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S109] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1900-LAWHORN-WilliamJ. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S720] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1910 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1910-COATES-Frank. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S728] Illinois. McLean County. 1920 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1920-BRUNSON-HarryW. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S208] Illinois. McLean County. 1930 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1930-BRUNSON-WilliamHarry. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S506] Anchor Township Cemetery (a.k.a. Prairie Chapel Cemetery) (Anchor, McLean County, Illlinois; LAT/LON N40.559°, W-88.5247°; located southeast of Anchor, Illinois, take East Street (CR 7) south out of town to the first paved road on the left (east) on CR 1900. Go approximately .6 miles, graveyard is on the left (north) side of the road). Grave markers, Cemetery: Anchor Township (a.k.a. Prairie Chapel Cemetery)., Bennett F. Brunson marker; personally read and photographed, 2 July 2005.

    8. [S564] Illinois. Jefferson County. Marriage Certificates. Jefferson County Clerk's Office, Mount Vernon, Illinois, Marriage: BRUNSON, Allen and LAWHORN, Clifie.

    9. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900." Database. Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), IllinoisStateArchives: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index., entry for Allen T. Bronson and Cliffie Lawhorn, 16 May 1893; citing Jefferson County Marriages, vol. 12, no license number (Reliability: 2).