Carville Dickinson Benson
(1872-1929)
Harriette Cassard Miller
(1873-1936)
Carvilla Brian Benson
(1906-1986)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr.

Carvilla Brian Benson 1 2 3

  • Born: 27 Jun 1906, Halethorpe, Baltimore, MD 2
  • Marriage (1): Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. on 23 May 1927 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 1
  • Died: 9 Nov 1986, McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States at age 80 2 4
  • Buried: Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Miss C. B. Benson Weds Ensign W. G. Beecher Jr., 24 May 1927, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 1 Ceremony Is Performed In Mount Vernon Place Methodist Episcopal Church.

Miss C. B. Benson Weds Ensign W. G. Beecher Jr.

The wedding of Miss Carvilla B. Benson and Ensign William Gordon Beecher, U. S. N. took place last evening at Mount Vernon Place Methodist Episcopal Church. The ceremony performed by the Rev. R. Reid Isaac, Jr., pastor of the Halethorpe Methodist Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carville D. Benson. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gordon Beecher.

The maid of honor was Miss Harlette Benson, sister of the bride, and the bridesmaids were the Misses Virginia and Gertrude Beecher, sisters of the bridegroom, Miss Betty Dare Flinn, of New York, and Miss Carylilla Helfrich, cousin of the bride. The best man was Ensign James Stuart Smith Jr. of the U. S. S. Kidder, to which the bridegroom is attached.

The bride wore her grandmother's wedding dress of white satin. The tulle veil caught with orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of yellow roses and lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore a dress or corn-colored taffeta made in period style and carried a Deesden bouquet.

The bridesmaids wore applegreen taffeta dresses, made in period style and carried Deesden bouquets.

The ushers were Lieut. M. R. Kelley of the Naval Academy, Lieut. W. P. E. Wadbrook, Naval Academy, Ensign W. J. Longfellow, U. S. S. Arizona, Ensign J. H. Griffin, U. S. Pennsylvania, Ensign P. D. Compton, U. S. S. Raleigh, and Ensign L. H. Burkhead, Naval Academy.

2. She was an occupant at the residence of Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. In 1930 in San Diego, San Diego, CA: Beecher, Wm. G (Carvilla B) USN r 416 D Avenue, San Diego, CA. 5 5

3. was an occupant at the residence of Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. In 1932 in San Diego, San Diego, CA: Beecher Wm G (Carvilla) USN h 1215 3rd Avenue, San Diego, CA. 6 6

4. She witnessed the travel of Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. On 20 Jun 1935 in Honolulu, Honolulu, HI: S.S. Lurline Departing Los Angeles 14 Jun 1935 Arriving Honolulu 20 Jun 1935. 7 7 Beecher, William 31
Beecher, Carvilla 28
Beecher, Virginia 7
Beecher, Gordon 2

5. was a Passenger to the Travel of Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. 15 Jan 1938 Honolulu, Honolulu, HI: SS Lurline, Depart Honolulu, HI 15 Jan 1938 Arrive Los Angeles, CA 22 Jan 1938. 8 8 Beecher, William, 33
Beecher, Carvilla, 31
Beecher, Virginia, 9
Beecher, Gordon, 4


Carvilla married Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr., son of William Gordon Beecher Sr. and Mary Gertrude Robertson, on 23 May 1927 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.1 (Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher Jr. was born on 19 Jan 1904 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD,2 9 10 11 died on 7 Dec 1973 in Alexandria, Alexandria (city), VA 2 10 and was buried in Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 10 12.)


Sources


1 database(http://www.baltimoresun.com), 24 May 1927, page 3. Marriage of Miss C. B. Benson and Ensign W. G. Beecher Jr.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

3 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M2XP-VVH Carvilla B Benson in household of Carville D Benson, Election District 13, Baltimore, Maryland; citing sheet 16B, family 346, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374565.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35528986&.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1930 San Diego Directory, page 1206.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1932 San Diego City Directory, page 1054, image 546.

7 Ancestry.com, <i>Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959</i> (National Archives, Washington, D.C.Passenger and Crew Manifests of Airplanes Departing from Honolulu, Hawaii, 12/1957-9/1969. NARA Microfilm Publication A3577 56 rolls. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004, Record Group 85. National Archives, Washington, D.C.), Nara Roll: 156. William Beecher and family.

8 FamilySearch.org, <i>California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZQH-G7L William and family.

9 <i>Internet Movie Database (IMDb)</i> (http://www.imdb.com), http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0066328/.

10 <i>Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia</i> (http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ has online gravsite locator.), Section 1 Site 305-B.

11 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore District 1, Series: T624 Roll: 550 Page: 42.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=21149597&page=gr.



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