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Nancy BENGE

Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Muskogee County,
Oklahoma

18454 - January 23, 1917
Wife of Lt. S. Houston Benge

Mrs. Nancy Benge, one of the old Cherokee pioneers, died at her home near Fort Gibson, Sunday, June 14, 1917. Her remains were laid near her husband, the late Samuel Houston Benge, in the officers circle in the National cemetery, Rev. Hinkle officiating.

Mrs. Benge was born near Cane Hill 72 years ago, and lived in the Cherokee nation all her life Her husband was an officer in the Union army. She leaves three children - Mrs. J. McLain, Mrs. Jennie Reece and Sam Bange of Fort Gibson.

Source: Ft. Gibson New Era, June 18, 1917

(Note: Obituary and gravestone conflict on date of death.)

Contributed on 7/3/12 by tomtodd
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Submitted: 7/3/12 • Approved: 7/5/12 • Last Updated: 4/18/18 • R25972-G25972-S3

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