I.H. MATILDA FOX BENSON (d/o John & Nancy Fox)

I.H. MATILDA FOX
B: ca 1826 Sevier County, TN
M: Spencer Benson (28 Mar 1818-17 Jul 1892)
D: Before 1853

Matilda was the youngest daughter of John and Nancy.  She
lived on Walden’s Creek.  Matilda died at an early age and
Spencer married Nancy Patterson (1 Oct 1832-4 Jun 1898) on
20 Oct 1853.

Matilda’s children were:
  a. John born 1843 (a J.H. Benson m. S.E. Trotter 9 Apr 1878)
+ b. Sarah born 1845
  c. Nancy born 1847

The children of  Spencer and Nancy were:
- Willis born 18 Aug 1854, m. Mary E. Murphy (27 Apr
1847-15 Apr 1920).  They are buried at Walden’s Creek
Methodist Cemetery.
- Cornelius born 1856
- Winney born 1859
- James Alexander born 20 Oct 1870.  He m. Martha Jane Fox
(II.A.b.7.)

Sevier County Deed Book H:
pages 121-122, 12 Oct 1846.  Jesse Stafford to Spencer Benson,
$400, Dist 3, #1, 113 acres less 2 1/4 ac where Cornelius Fox
orchard now is; #2, 50 ac; #3, tract grant to Jesse Stafford assn
of Perry Breeden cont 58 ac adj Job Manning, Jesse Stafford,
Job Lovedy, Fox; #4, tract grant to Jesse Stafford, 100 ac entry
1403 on waters of Manning Branch adj Henry Lovedy, Job
Lovedy.  Witnesses: A. Lawson Jr. & M.W. McCown.

1830 Sevier County Census:
James Benson 0011001-3121101, John Benson
1100001-121101, John Fox 1100201-1211001 (Matilda 4)

1850 Sevier County Census:
Spencer Benson 31, Matilda 24, John 7, Sarah 5, Nancy 3

1830 Sevier County Census:
Spenser Benson 42, Nancy 29, John 17, Sarah 15, Nancy 13,
William 6, Cornelius 4, Winney 1










Dick Fox

dickdfox@yahoo.com
Lockhart, TX
USA

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