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Johannes Benjamínsson (Benson)

Johannes Benjamínsson (Benson), born abt. 1882.

Son of Kristmundur Benjamínsson, was a pioneer of New Iceland
Before Kristmundur married he had a son here in Iceland, and his descendants would be your closest relatives in Iceland. The son was Stefán Kristmundsson (b. 1867). He had a daughter, Ástríður [Ástríður Kristmundsdóttir] (1897-1979), who in turn had a daughter, Margrét, (1922-2004), who in turn had a couple of children and four surviving grandchildren., [65]


Johannes Benjamínsson (Benson)
Son of Kristmundur G. Benjamínsson (Benson)
Son of Benjamin Gudmundsson and Sigurlaug Bjornsdottir

Married Jónasína Júlía Benson

Siblings:
Last name changed from Benjamínsson to Benson
'16 children born, 8 reached adulthood', [72]
1. Stefán Kristmundsson (Benson) b. 1867 (Marriage1)
One died young,
2. Helga BENSON Waterer, b. 1867, [72]
3. Björn Benson, b. 1870, [72]
4. Maríon Benson- See Mary Benson Seaborn, b. 1872, [72]
5. Rosa Rannveig Benjamínsson TAYLOR Banks, 1877, [72]
6. Elizabeth Maria BENSON Bell, b. 1881, [72]
6. Jóhannes K. Benson, abt. 1882, [72]
7. Ingunn BENSON Smith, b. 1889, [72]
8. Jónína 'Ninna'  Benson Alexander, 1890, [72]

Not on New tree
Sigríður Benjamínsdóttir 1873

Children:
1. Olga BENSON Rowlin
2. Laufey BENSON Smith
3. Christine BENSON Arnason

Elizabeth Joe and Jonasina Benson
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection

 


Joe Benson and sisters, Elizabeth and Ninna
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection
Retouched by Roy Einar Christopherson
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Elizabeth Joe and Jonasina Benson
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Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection




Babies Art and Roy Smith. Seated: Joe and Jonasina Benson. Standing:Olga Benson Rowlin, Laufey Benson Smith and Chrissie Benson Arnason and Valdi Arnason
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection
6. Jóhannes K. Benson
Yes there are duplicate numbers. Trying to sort that out.
Jóhannes K. Benson, Feb 15, 1883, Gimli, Manitoba (New Iceland), [72]
abt. 1882-Jóhannes K. Benson lived at Arborg with his wife Jónasína Júlía Benson (he died on June 28, 1958 at the age of 76) Jóhannes was survived by three daughters,

CJC_010_JoeBenson, Ninna Alexander,Olga, and Jonasina Benson
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection

CJC_012_Jonasina Gudmandson Benson at age 15
To be Wife of Joe and Mother of Olga
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection


CJC_013_Amma_Afi Benson, Frankie, Carla, Valdine as Rowlins left Canada for California
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection


6.1. Olga BENSON married Frank Rowlin. They moved to Santa Rosa, California.
6.1.1 Living Benson
6.1.2 Carla ROWLIN Benson, who supplied all these photos and some great Bio's in the hopper.


File0278_Carla's mother, Olga on Kristmundur's wife's lap
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection


CJC_011_Jonasina Benson, Laufey, and Olga
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection

Carla at Amma and Afis With Purple Martin House
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection

CJC_015_Carla in Willits
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection


6.2. Laufey BENSON, married Claude Smith, both in California

CJC_014_Art Smith and Joe Alexander
Courtesy of The Carla ROWLIN Jacob Collection

6.3. Christine BENSON, married B. Valdimar 'Valdi' Árnason. Gimli, Manitoba, seven grand children and two sisters, Mrs. Gunnar Alexander who lives at Arborg and Mrs. Elizabeth Bell in California, [63]

 


All living relatives & their spouses of Joe (Johannes) Benson, Kristmundur's son.  Most are from Canada, some California


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