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I have just began to research the Benson Family, The information I have is from family Bibles,cemetery records and other information that I have learned over the years from older family members and old picture albums that my mother had. I was born and reared in Lawrence County, Arkansas. My parents were Cicero and Jessie Benson. They were born in Lawrence County also and are buried in lawrence Memorial Cemetery at Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Any information that you can add,correct or assist in furthering my research is welcome.
Cicero And Jessie Benson crica 1955 (41 KB) Cicero was born on November 13,1902. Jessie was born on July 12,1901. Both were born in Lawrence County Akansas and were married there in 1921.
their children were John ("JG"), Bernice and Frank. Cicero died on June 28,1975. Jessie died on October 12,1992. Both are buried in Lawrence Memorial Cemetery at Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.
Frank G. Benson (39 KB) Frank was born in Lawrence County Arkansas on March 16,1936.The youngest son of Cicero and Jessie Benson.He grew up in the Old Walnut Ridge Community and attended Walnut Ridge High school.
He married Homerlene "lynn" Kerley on November 21,1956.
Homerlene (Lynn) Benson (38 KB) Lynn was born in Randolph County Arkansas on January 25,1939.She grew up in the Skaggs community, And attended pocahontas High School. She married Frank G. Benson on November 21,1956, Frank was born in Walnut Ridge Arkansas on March 16,1936