Place:Benson, Hamilton, New York, United States

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NameBenson
TypeTown
Coordinates43.25°N 74.267°W
Located inHamilton, New York, United States
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Benson is a town in Hamilton County, New York, USA. The population was 192 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Benson is on the south border of Hamilton County and is northwest of Schenectady. The current Town Supervisor is Ermina Pincombe.

History

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Benson was formed in 1860 from the towns of Hope and Mayfield (now in Fulton County). Benson once possessed an iron mine in which this picture was taken.

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Benson family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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