1900 CENSUS, ALEXANDER CO IL Elco Precinct, 21 Jun 1900
THEODORE BENEFIELD, b Dec 1854, married 18 years Etna, wife, b Jul 1862.Mother of 8 children, 6 living. James, b Aug 1883 (WWI draft card says b 1 Aug 1882) Emma, b Mar 1886 Walter, age 12 (WWI draft card says b 1 Jan 1888) Robert, b Jul 1889 (WWI draft card says b 7 Jul 1890) Letta, b May 1892 William, b Jul 1895 =====================
1880 UNION CO IL census shows Theodore "Benyfiel", age 24, in household of James and Nancy Benyfiel.Online Illinois Statewide Marriage Index shows Theo Benefiel married Etna Ferrill 11 Mar 1883 in Union Co IL.
Jas. BENYFIELSelfMMaleW44INFarmerININ Nancy BENYFIELWifeMFemaleW44ILKeeps HouseNCNC Theodore BENYFIELSonSMaleW24ILWorks On FarmINIL Eva BENYFIELDauSFemaleW15ILINIL Eliza BENYFIELDauSFemaleW12ILINIL Delilia BENYFIELDauSFemaleW10ILINIL Alpha BENYFIELDauSFemaleW8ILINIL Mary BENYFIELDauSFemaleW6ILINIL ======================================= Illinois Statewide Marriage Index at http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.htmlhttp://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html shows James Benefield married Nancy Clutts on 2/11/1855 in Union Co IL. See submissions on this couple at Rootsweb's WorldConnect Project.
Robert W. Ferrill married Emily Jane Ferrill 09/07/1856 in Union Co IL.They were married at the home of Emily's mother, Elizabeth (Anderson) Ferrill, widow of Thomas Ferrill.
James Benefiel's sister Julia Ann Benefiel married Carroll Anderson, nephew of Elizabeth (Anderson) Ferrill.Carroll's mother, Drucilla (Biggs) Anderson, and Thomas Ferrill descended from the Eastwood family of VA and NC.See the Eastwood Genealogy at http://members.tripod.com/~Davenport_Genealogy/Eastwood_Genealogy.htmhttp://members.tripod.com/~Davenport_Genealogy/Eastwood_Genealogy.htm