Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning (1908 - 1987)

Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning
1908 - 1987
updated June 20, 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.

My great-grandmother, or "GG" as I called her, was a strong proper Welsh woman. She outlived each of her 3 husbands and just could not take another spouse dying on her. She worked hard in her later years, moving to Seward Alaska as a nurse and then returned to California's Bay Area.
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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning
Most commonly known name
Female
Gender
Eileen
First name
Constance
Middle name
Tasker
Maiden name
Benning, Tasker
Last name(s)
Connie, GG
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Mobile home in the mountains, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California United States
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Eileen Benning was born on in Southampton, Southampton County, England United Kingdom
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Eileen Benning died on at She died at her home in the mountains, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California United States
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Eileen Benning was born on in Southampton, Southampton County, England United Kingdom
Eileen Benning died on at She died at her home in the mountains, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California United States
Birth
Death
Breast cancer. Unfortunately breast cancer was often terminal before the 2000s.
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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.

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Church of England

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning Family Tree

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Parents:

Jun 30, 1882 - 1956
Nov 26, 1879 - 1933

Siblings:

Sep 5, 1909 - Unknown
Mar 24, 1906 - c. 1932

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Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning & George Lawrence Benning

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

Spouse:

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

1948 - 1950
Cause of Separation: Death
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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

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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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In 1908, in the year that Eileen Constance (Tasker) Benning was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1920, at the age of merely 12 years old, Eileen was alive when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1947, Eileen was 39 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1974, Eileen was 66 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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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