The Shemwell Family

Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” BensonAge: 73 years19382012

Name
Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
Given names
Wilbur Ray
Surname
Benson
Nickname
Coon Dog
Birth May 21, 1938 28 25
MarriageBarbara Sue CummingsView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherBilly Don Benson
December 14, 1939 (Age 18 months)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherJames Earl Benson
December 22, 1942 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherJames Earl Benson
January 16, 1943 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 3 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 sisterBrenda Lou Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLinda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterLinda Sue Benson
October 2, 1949 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 11 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 16 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 7 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 fatherNoble F “Nobe” Benson
January 5, 1985 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterPatricia Ann Benson
March 20, 2005 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterRuby Jewell Benson
January 20, 2007 (Age 68 years)
Death of a motherThelma Alene Walls
March 14, 2008 (Age 69 years)
Death of a wifeBarbara Sue Cummings
July 3, 2009 (Age 71 years)
Death May 2, 2012 (Age 73 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change July 22, 201713:55:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Wanda June Benson
Birth: December 15, 1929 19 17Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 4, 2013Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States
8 years
himself
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
Private
sister
Private
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
elder sister
Patricia Ann Benson
Birth: March 1, 1936 25 23Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 2005Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
-2 years
elder 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
Family with Barbara Sue Cummings - View this family
himself
Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
Birth: May 21, 1938 28 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 2, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Barbara Sue Cummings
Birth: April 20, 1944Dora, Walker, Alabama, United States
Death: July 3, 2009Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
Family with Private - View this family
himself
Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson
Birth: May 21, 1938 28 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 2, 2012Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Private

Wilbur Ray “Coon Dog” Benson has 12 first cousins recorded

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