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Adolph Benson[1]

Male 1883 - 1969  (86 years)


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  • Name Adolph Benson 
    Born 8 Jul 1883  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Sep 1969  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Adolph E. Benson, 86, Rushford, died Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home after an illness of several months. He was born July 8, 1883, at Peterson to Ed and Margaret Benson. He married the former Randa Olstad Sept. 8, 1911. He had farmed, in the area for many years and was a lifelong resident. His wife died in 1963. Survivors are: Two sons, Elmer, of Peterson, and Raymond, Houston; one daughter, Mrs. Delmer (Lillian) Bunke, Winona; five grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Two sisters have died. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Rushford Lutheran Church, the Rev. Owen Gausedolen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the church Friday from 12 noon. Arrangements are by Jensen Funeral Home, Rushford.

      Alternate year of birth: 1884
      1920 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Adoph E. Benson, age 36, farmer, with wife Ragna 34, sons Elmer C. 5, Raymond 3

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Adolph Bensen, age 46, married age 28, farmer, with wife Ragna C. 45, children Elmer C. 15, Raymond A. 14, Lillian M. 5 [7, 8, 9, 10]
    Person ID I4880  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 

    Father Engebret Ed Benson,   b. 1857, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margit Berland,   b. Abt 1856, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1891, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Family ID F3364  Group Sheet

    Family Randa C. Olstad,   b. 24 Mar 1885, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1963, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1911  [7
    Children 
     1. Elmer C. Benson,   b. 25 Sep 1914, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 2010, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Raymond Arnold Benson,   b. 8 Apr 1916, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2000, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Lillian Marie Benson,   b. 26 Nov 1924, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2011, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F3421  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Benson, Adolph and Randa Olstad
    Benson, Adolph and Randa Olstad

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986, month and day.

    3. [S573] year and place.

    4. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.

    5. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    6. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    7. [S8214]

    8. [S573]

    9. [S575]

    10. [S677]