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Benson Family on the Farm in New Castle

Benson Family on the Farm in New Castle

Photo taken in Sept 1936 at a family reunion on the Benson Family Farm in New Castle, PA. It was the last time the family was all together before the grandparents, John Ben Benson and Augusta Charlotte Benson died in 1937-38. John and Augusta were from Tvaaker, Sweden.

John Ben Benson (Johan Bengt Bengtsson), seated in front, is holding Philip "Phil" Bernard Benson and his wife, Augusta Charlotte Benson (Augusta Charlotta Andersdotter), also seated, is holding one of Ernie's children, probably Ernest Philip "Phil" Benson, Jr.

Left to right, Ernest "Ernie" Philip Benson, Sr. with one of his daughters, probably Virginia, in front of him; Ernie's wife, Frances Leorna Brest Benson, Bernard "Ben" Charles Benson, Ben's wife Katherine "Katie" Harriet Clark Benson, Theodore "Ted" Edwin Benson (standing further back), John Oskar Benson with probably Doris Jean Benson in front of him, Alma Elmira Benson McKinley, Alma's husband, Robert "Lee" McKinley, Sr., holding his son, Robert "Bob" Lee McKinley, Jr., and in front of him is probably Lucille McKinley.

Submitted by Linda Joyce Benson Cox, granddaughter of John Ben Benson and Augusta Charlotte Benson and daughter of Bernard Benson

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