Dwight Baldwin Benton

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Dwight Baldwin Benton

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Norwich, NY, United States
Death: 1903 (68)
Immediate Family:

Son of Corydon P. Benton and Phebe Ann Baldwin
Husband of Elizabeth Baxter and Sarah Elizabeth Haggott
Father of Charles Baxter Benton; Corydon Pearl Benton; Dwight Benton; Hall P. Benton and Corydon Philemon Benton
Brother of Edwin Hall Benton; Delia S. Benton; Delia H. Benton; Eliza Benton; Frank Benton and 1 other
Half brother of Lillie Benton and Daisy Benton

Occupation: artist/painter
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About Dwight Baldwin Benton


Dwight Baldwin Benton, son of Phebe Ann Baldwin and Corydon Benton, was b. at Norwich NY Sept. 23,1834. He m. and settled in Chicago, but now, 1875, resides in Cincinnati, Ohio; is an artist, a painter, in 1876, in Rome, Italy.

Note: He traveled extensively within the USA, studied in Rome, and painted the Italian landscape, most notably around Naples.

He m. with ELIZABETH BAXTER and has one child: Charles Baxter, b Sept. 12,1859.

She d. and he m. 2nd with SARAH ELIZABETH HAGGOTT, b. Sept. 12,1840 at Sidney, Ohio.(see notes below: known as Eliza)

Children by Sarah were: Corydon Pearl (1867-1871), Dwight (1869), Hall P. (1871), and Corydon Philemon (1873).

  • 1880 US census: Dwight, aged 45, with wife Sarah (known as Eliza), and sons Dwight, Hall (listed as Hale), and Corydon (ages 10,8,6). They res. in Rush, Kenyon county, Kentucky at this time.
  • The Baldwin genealogy from 1500 to 1881 (1881)
Author: Baldwin, C. C. (Charles Candee), 1834-1895
Subject: Baldwin family
Publisher: Cleveland, O, [Leader printing company]
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

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Dwight Baldwin Benton's Timeline

September 23, 1834
Norwich, NY, United States
September 12, 1859
Age 24
Age 32
December 25, 1869
Age 35
Cincinnati, Hamilton county, Ohio, United States
November 27, 1871
Age 37
December 12, 1873
Age 39
KY, United States
Age 68