Catherine Benner Jemison

July 17, 1803–September 13, 1879

Jemison, Catherine Benner (17 July 1803–13 September 1879). Born at Franklin County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Daniel Benner and Catherine Ettleman. Died at Osborne, Osborne Co., Kansas.[1]


[1] Charles William Forney, Forney’s Five Family Records of Genealogy of Benners, Clappers, Ettlemans, Forneys, and Studys, with Historical Sketches (Boone, IA:C.W. Forney, 1931)k p. 4, 7. “Died,” Saints Herald, 1 Nov. 1879, p. 336. Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 2014) Catherine Benner (K2JY-JFZ). 1870 US census, Otoe, Otoe Co., NE, Cath Jemison. 1880 US Census Mortality Schedule, Otoe, Otoe Co., NE, ED 190, p. 1, Catherine Jemison. “Catherine Jemison,” Baker Cemetery, Osborne Co., KS; Find a Grave, 4 July 2009, memorial no. 39082401, (, accessed 21 Jan. 2014).