Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning (1908 - 1987)

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning
1908 - 1987
updated February 02, 2020
Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning was born on February 2, 1908 in Southampton, England United Kingdom. She was born into the Tasker family and married into the Benning family. She was born to Mary Ann (Jones) Tasker and William Tasker, with siblings Ethel and Bill. Eileen married George Lawrence Benning in 1928 and they were together until death separated them in 1946. She would also marry Charles Henry Barrett Sr. in 1948 and Charles died in 1950. She would also marry Dewey David D'Albert in Santa Cruz, California and Dewey died in 1961 in Soquel, California. Eileen died on January 28, 1987 at She died at her home in the mountains, Santa Cruz, California at 78 years of age.

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning

First name

Eileen

Middle name

Constance

Maiden name

Tasker

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Connie

Gender

Female

Birth

Eileen Benning was born on in Southampton, Southampton County, England United Kingdom

Death

Eileen Benning died on at She died at her home in the mountains, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California United States

Cause of death

Breast cancer. Unfortunately breast cancer was often terminal before the 2000s.

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Nationality & Locations Lived

GG was born in Southern England (near Southampton) but her heritage was in Wales. She lived the majority of her life in California, Washington State and Alaska after her parents emigrated from the UK.

Religion

Church of England

Last Known Residence

Mobile home in the mountains, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California United States

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Tasker & Benning Family Genealogy

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning Family Tree

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Parents:

Mary Ann (Jones) Tasker
Jun 30, 1882 - 1956
Ballarat, Australia
William Tasker
Nov 26, 1879 - 1933

Siblings:

Ethel Rosina (Tasker) Allen
Born: Sep 5, 1909
Bill Tasker
Mar 24, 1906 - around 1932
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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning & George Lawrence Benning

1928 - 1946
Cause of Separation: Death
Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning & Charles Henry Barrett Sr.

1948 - 1950
Cause of Separation: Death
Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning

Spouse:

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning & Dewey David D'Albert

1961
Cause of Separation: Death
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA, United States
Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning

Spouse:

Dewey David D'Albert
Apr 8, 1898 - Jul 9, 1961

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning died on January 28, 1987 at She died at her home in the mountains, Santa Cruz, California at 78 years of age. She was born on February 2, 1908 in Southampton, England United Kingdom. She was born to Mary Ann (Jones) Tasker and William Tasker, with siblings Ethel and Bill. She married George Lawrence Benning in 1928 and they were together until death separated them in 1946. Eileen would also marry Charles Henry Barrett Sr. in 1948 and Charles died in 1950. She also married Dewey David D'Albert in Santa Cruz, California and Dewey died in 1961 in Soquel, California.
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1908 - 1987 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1932, she was 24 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, at the age of 36 years old, Eileen was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1961, Eileen was 53 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1987, in the year of Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Other Eileen Bennings

Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning
Feb 2, 1908 - January 1987
San Jose, CA, United States

Other Taskers

Frances Ann Tasker Carter
around 1734 - Oct 31, 1787
Bladen Tasker
Jun 28, 1722 - Aug 22, 1723
Thomas Tasker
Died: around 1696
John Tasker
Died: 1711
William Tasker
Jul 3, 1713 - Mar 18, 1715
Thomas Tasker
Born: Nov 12, 1715
Benjamin Tasker, Jr
Sep 29, 1717 - Oct 17, 1760
Elizabeth Tasker
Feb 4, 1726 - Sep 19, 1789
Bladen Tasker
Born: Feb 4, 1730
Ethel Allen
Sep 5, 1909 - December 1993
Iona, ID

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