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From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Benbrook Arkansas/Texas - Ev
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 07:31:13 -0700
Good morning, Ev
My, but don't we have an eagle eye! LOL Benbrook, Texas? What were the
odds of there being a connection to the Izard Co. Benbrooks?
Thanks for the interesting information.......going to read it all now.
"I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
----- Original Message -----
From: "E. Champion" <>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 6:20 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Benbrook Arkansas/Texas
> Hi List,
> I've been watching all the Benbrook postings and I have always
> wondered whether the Elbert Benbrook who lived in Izard County and
> the Benbrook who had a city in the Ft. Worth area named after him
> were kin.
> I did a little searching and found the information re: Ezekiel Gould
> Benbrook (Jr.) that Bernie posted.
> The FIRST Elbert was born in 1807 and the second Elbert Benbrook was
> born in circa 1837-1839 and is listed as the son of Henry. That would
> make Henry and the FIRST Elbert brothers. Now comes the connection to
> the Texas Benbrook.
> Ezekiel Gould Benbrook; father of Elbert (1807), and Henry; father of
> Elbert (1839) had a brother named James. James Benbrook was the
> father of James Monroe Benbrook, for whom the town of Benbrook, Texas
> was named. James Monroe married the widow of Peter Boaz (pronounced
> "bows...as in ribbons and bows.....")
> Now my question!!! Which Elbert Benbrook lived in Izard county. The
> Elbert Benbook listed in the 1880 census would be my guess. He was 41
> at the time of the census....that would make his birth year 1839.
> Bernie....did your post say that the FIRST Elbert Benbrook was
> married to Sarah Langston.....can't remember...see how short my
> memory is!! LOL
> History of Benbrook Texas is located at the following URL. Scroll
> down to the History section and click on "history page".
> Sorry....just tried the first URL and couldn't get to the history
> page..so try this one.
> This one has James Monroe Benbrook's picture!
> no relation YET to the Benbrooks!!!! Just interested...
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