Monday, January 19, 2009

The Benson Family: 1924

The above photograph was taken at James Garvin Benson’s house, near Fulton by Edith Benson (daughter of Lane Benson) during April of 1924. Pictured are left to right: (Back Row): Strawd Benson (son of William), Rev. James Franklin Benson, John Benson (brother of Rev. J.F.), Ed Benson (son of Thomas), Mae Benson (daughter of James Garvin and Fannie Parker Benson), Velma Benson, Fayette Benson (son of William), Lane Milton Benson (son of Rev. J.F.), William Benson (half brother of Rev. J.F.), Clyde Benson, Ellis Jordan “Jurd” Benson (son of Rev. Benson and father of Clyde, Camille, Velma and Vera). Front Row (left to right): Camille Benson, Fannie Parker Benson (wife of James Garvin), Vera Benson Thaxton.

Photograph courtesy of Katherine Henry of Starkville, Mississippi

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