George Washington Benton (1843-1904) and his second wife Elizabeth Ema "Eliza" Hamby Benton (1858 - 1878)

Taken in Carroll County, Arkansas USA in .

Photo of George Washington Benton and Elizabeth Ema "Eliza" Hanby and infant. The child is either James Benton who died in infancy or Cora Benton, Eliza's only surviving child.

Kristin Roca this child looks strange in this photo-it could actually be a post mortem photo, which was popular back then.It is possible that this a the dead child. Google post mortem photos-unbelievable that these people would go to great extents to make it seem like the child was alive in them-just sleeping etc. Great photo!
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