Birth: 15 Jul 1841 Tennessee.
Death: 2 Dec 1911 Lyon Co., Kentucky.
Burial Dec 1911 Macedonia Cem., Kuttawa, Ky.
Photo provided by Kenneth A. Allgood
Father: JOHN BENTON
Mother: MARTHA RODGERS
Francis Marion Benton.
Wife: MARY ELLEN PERIN.
Married June 30, 1861, at Dycusburg, Kentucky.
No record of any children.
Civil War Vet.
Enlisted in November of 1861 as a private in the Union Army, 20th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Company H., was mustered out in January of 1865, as a private, with a honorable discharge. Between the years of 1865 and 1911, he was a farmer.