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Wanda June BensonAge: 83 years19292013

Name
Wanda June Benson
Given names
Wanda June
Surname
Benson
Married name
Wanda June McGhee
Birth December 15, 1929 19 17
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a sisterRuby Jewell Benson
December 11, 1933 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterPatricia Ann Benson
March 1, 1936 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherClarence Walls
April 1, 1936 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherWilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
May 21, 1938 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherBilly Don Benson
December 14, 1939 (Age 9 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Earl Benson
December 22, 1942 (Age 13 years)
Death of a brotherJames Earl Benson
January 16, 1943 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a daughter
#1Judy A McGhee
December 17, 1948 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a sisterBrenda Lou Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a sisterLinda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Death of a sisterLinda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Deborah Kay McGhee
July 26, 1952 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 20 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Birth of a brotherCharles Wayne Benson
July 24, 1954 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a husbandWilliam Howard McGhee
January 21, 1984 (Age 54 years)

Death of a fatherNoble F “Nobe” Benson
January 5, 1985 (Age 55 years)
Death of a daughterJudy A McGhee
February 20, 2001 (Age 71 years)

Death of a sisterPatricia Ann Benson
March 20, 2005 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterRuby Jewell Benson
January 20, 2007 (Age 77 years)
Death of a motherThelma Alene Walls
March 14, 2008 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherWilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
May 2, 2012 (Age 82 years)
Death of a brotherBilly Don Benson
November 25, 2012 (Age 82 years)
Death November 4, 2013 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change July 22, 201711:43:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Wanda June Benson
Birth: December 15, 1929 19 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 4, 2013Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States
8 years
younger brother
Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
Birth: May 21, 1938 28 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 2, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
19 months
younger brother
Billy Don Benson
Birth: December 14, 1939 29 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
James Earl Benson
Birth: December 22, 1942 32 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 16, 1943Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
sister
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sister
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younger sister
Brenda Lou Benson
Birth: October 2, 1949 39 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 2014Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger brother
Charles Wayne Benson
Birth: July 24, 1954 44 41Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 30, 2015Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
-18 years
younger sister
Patricia Ann Benson
Birth: March 1, 1936 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 2005Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
-2 years
younger sister
Ruby Jewell Benson
Birth: December 11, 1933 23 21Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 2007Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
16 years
younger sister
Linda Sue Benson
Birth: October 2, 1949 39 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 1949Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
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herself
Wanda June Benson
Birth: December 15, 1929 19 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 4, 2013Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States
daughter
4 years
daughter
Deborah Kay McGhee
Birth: July 26, 1952 29 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 14, 2014Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
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Wanda June Benson has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Noble F “Nobe” Benson - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, KY

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Benson, NobleheadMW20M19KYKYKYMinerCoal Mine
Walls, ThelmawifeFW18M17KYILKY
Benson, Wanda JdaughterFW0SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Noble F “Nobe” Benson - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, KY

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Benson, NobleheadMW30MKYSame PlaceMinerCoal Mine
Walls, ThelmaXwifeFW28MKYSame Place
Benson, Wanda JdaughterFW10MKYSame Place
Benson, Ruby JdaughterFW6MKYSame Place
Benson, Patricia AdaughterFW4MKYSame Place
Benson, Wilbur RsonMW1MKY
Benson, Billy DsonMW3mSKY