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Pehr/Peter Benson/Bengtson
Born: October 1842 in northern Sweden
Married: August Erickson Benson (b. c. 1847; d. c. 1897)
Married: Matilda Johnson before 1900 in Chicago, Cook C., IL
Lived in: northern Sweden; Cook C., IL
Died: around 1920 in Chicago, IL
Notes: 1.) Found in 1900 census for Chicago, Cook C., Illinois, 28th Ward, 7th precinct, Roll 279 Book 1, Page 227: 2320 austin ave.; immigrated in 1881; railroad car repairer; owned home.
2.) Lutheran
3.) Arthur born at 4794 Hubbard St., Chicago, IL

Father:unknown (coffin maker)
Mother:unknown

Children:
1. Selma Benson Henrickson: Born in March 1873 in Sweden.
2. Gudfrey John Benson: Born about 1874 in Sweden.
3. Arthur E. Benson: Born June 11, 1892 in Chicago, Cook C., IL; died Sept. 1965 in Maricopa C., AZ.