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R. S. Benton
Born 1833
R. S. BENTON, farmer, Cass Twp., Sec. 18; P.O. Anamosa; was born in Vermont in 1833; his parents, Joseph and Annie Benton, removed to St. Lawrence Co., N.Y., in 1842. Mr. Benton went to Illinois in 1854; he went to California the same year; returned to New York State in 1868; came to Jones Co, in the fall of that year; settled on his present farm in March, 1877. He married Anna McBadden; they, have one child—Jay.

Source: From History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 693.

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