Nellie J. Lansing

F, #188, b. 1857, d. 7 June 1928
FatherPeter Lansing b. 11 Aug 1823, d. 13 Aug 1896
MotherHelenda Foster Wilcox b. 18 Feb 1826, d. 21 Jul 1890
Burial*Nellie J. Lansing was buried at Oak Lawn, Thornton Township, Cook County, Illinois.1 
Birth*She was born in 1857 at Chenango County, New York. 
She was the daughter of Peter Lansing and Helenda Foster Wilcox
Cens1870*Nellie J. Lansing appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Thornton, Cook County, Illinois, in the household of her parents.2 
Cens1880*She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Englewood, Illinois[ in the household of her parents].3 
Married Name As of 1 October 1889,her married name was Benton. 
Marriage*She married Francis Benton on 1 October 1889.  
Death*Nellie J. Lansing died on 7 June 1928 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; Died of heart disease in her home.4 
Will*She left a will on 27 July 1928 at Will Probate, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1 


Francis Benton b. 30 April 1828, d. 30 April 1914
Marriage*She married Francis Benton on 1 October 1889.  


  1. [S37] Unknown article title, Chicago Record-Herald, Chicago, IL, April 21 1914.
  2. [S190] Peter Lansing household, 1870 US Census, 1870 US Census, Cook, Illinois, , sheet 29, dwelling 231, family 231, National Archives micropublication M593_213, as viewed on Ancestry,com. (CEN 190).
  3. [S191] Peter Lansing household, 1880 US Census, 1880 US Census, Cook, Illinois, population schedule, Enumeration District (ED) 198, sheet 58, dwelling 837, family 532, National Archives micropublication T9_200, as viewed on Ancestry,com. (CEN 191).
  4. [S39] Lois Benton, "Email from Doug Benton and his mother Lois regarding Nellie Lansing and her husband Francis.," e-mail message from e-mail address, Lois_Benton@ (unknown address) to Richard Webb, Aug 1, 2001. Hereinafter cited as "Email - Benton".