Abbey BENSON

Female 1879 - 1966  (86 years)


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  • Name Abbey BENSON  [2
    • HEARLD STATESMAN
      YONKERS, NY
      WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 1966

      Mrs. J.W. Slawson

      Mrs. Abbey Benson Slawson died yesterday in the John E. Andrus Memorial infirmary at the age of 86.

      She entered Andrus with her late husband, John Wallace Slawson, in March, 1957. Mr. Slawson was in the real estate business in White Plains before entering Andrus. He died at Andrus in March, 1958.

      A Resident of Whit Plains for most of her life, Mrs. Slawson was born in Easton, Pa., on Oct. 22, 1879.

      While in White Plains, she was a member of the Church in the Highlands. More recently, she attended the First Reformed Church in Hastings - on - Hudson. She belonged to Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and was a member of the Women's Club of White Plains.

      She is survived by her son, J. Wallace Slawson Jr, of Smithtown, Long Island; a grandson and granddaughter, and five great-grandchildren.

      DEATH NOTICES
      Yonkers (NY) Herald Statesman,
      Jul 6, 1966, page 2

      SLAWSON, Abby Benson of John E. Andrus Memorial, hasting-0n-Hudson, on July 5, 1966. Beloved wife of the late John Wallace Slawson. Mother of J. Wallace Slawson, Jr. Service at Havey's Funeral Home Inc., 107 North Broadway, Yonkers, on Friday, July 8, at 10 a.m. Interment Kenalco Cemetery, Visiting hours Wednesday 7-10 p.m., Thursday 1-4 and 7-10 p.m.

      Received from Joe Chester [1]
    Born 22 Oct 1879  Easton, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910  Living with husband in White Plains, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1920  Living with husband in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1930  Living with husband in White Plains, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Fact Daughter of Melvin Judson and Louisa (Witter) Benson Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 5 Jul 1966  Yonkers, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Kenalco Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I05673  Main Tree
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2013 

    Father Melvin Judson BENSON 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Louisa WITTER,   b. abt. 1844, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F21223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Wallace SLAWSON, Sr.,   b. 09 Feb 1880, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1958, Yonkers, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1902  Waverly, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. John Wallace SLAWSON,   b. 13 Mar 1904, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1981, Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Melvin Daniel SLAWSON,   b. 17 Jul 1907, White Plains, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1912, White Plains, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F21221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1879 - Easton, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Living with husband in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5640] Obituary for Abby Benson Slawson.

    2. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    3. [S5641] 1910 Census White Plains, Westchester County, New York.

    4. [S01388] 1920 Census Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

    5. [S01642] 1930 Census White Plains, Westchester County, New York.