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Mary Jane Benson (Simpson)

Birthplace: Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, USA
Death: Died in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA
Cause of death: Senility
Place of Burial: Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thurston Simpson and Mary Ann Sophia Simpson
Wife of Peter Benson
Mother of John Jerimiah Benson
Sister of John Simpson

Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
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About Mary Jane Benson

Mary Jane Simpson was born June 22, 1839, in Saint Francisville, Clark County, Missouri, USA. She was the daughter of Thurston Simpson and Sophia Ann Mickelsen Simpson. She was married three times:

1st: 26 Dec 1853 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory - Peter Benton, divorced 1854

2nd: 29 Oct 1855, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, USA - Henry Dorwart Sabin

3rd: 01 Dec 1862, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory - George Fraughton

Tombstone Photo taken by Betty (Marglon) Henning Great Great Grand daughter of George & Mary Jane (Simpson) Fraughton



Thurston Simpson (1808 - 1889)

Sophia Ann Mickelsen Simpson (1811-1863)



Jens Peter Benson (1831 - 1898)


Henry Sabin (1836 - 1900)


George Fraughton (1822 - 1905)



John Jeremiah Benson (1854 - 1930)


Mary Elizabeth Sabin Marshall (1858-1905)


Sarah Ellen Fraughton Peters (1863-1940)


Orson Alonzo Fraughton (1865 - 1934)


Julia Margarethe Peterson (1869 - 1929)


George Frederick Fraughton (1870 - 1879)


Alma William Fraughton (1875 - 1952)


David Lorenzo Fraughton (1876 - 1939)


Joseph Hyrum Fraughton (1878 - 1954)


Martha Elda Fraughton Harris (1883-1961)

Created by: Dona (Carr) Mooring

Record added: Feb 13, 2011

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Mary Jane Benson's Timeline

June 22, 1839
Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, USA
November 13, 1854
Age 15
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
December 31, 1929
Age 90
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA