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Alpha Faye (Rackley) Benson (1917 - 1996)

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Alpha Faye (Pet) "Pet Faye" Benson formerly Rackley
Born in Achille, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Oct 1941 (to 30 May 1974) in Bryan, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and
Died in Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified 15 Dec 2019 | Created 27 Nov 2018
This page has been accessed 37 times.
Pet (Rackley) Benson is one of twins.

Biography

Alpha was born in 1917. She was the daughter of Joe Rackley and Emma LaFever. She was the twin sister of Bud Rackley. She passed away in 1996.

DNA

Paternal and Maternal relationship confirmed.[1] [2]

Sources

  1. Paternal and Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between O and B, first cousins twice removed. Their most-recent common ancestors are Joseph Benjamin Rackley Sr and Emma D LaFever, the second great grandparents of O and the grandparents of B. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 150 cM across 9 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  2. Paternal and Maternal relationship is confirmed by an AncestryDNA test match between O and B, second cousins once removed. Their most-recent common ancestors are Joseph Benjamin Rackley Sr and Emma D LaFever, the second great grandparents of O and the great grandparents of B. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd-4th Cousins, based on sharing 109 cM across 11 segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJ9W-DZZ : accessed 27 November 2018), Alpha Rackley in household of J B Rackley, Colbert, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States; citing ED 23, sheet 20B, line 67, family 370, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1454; FHL microfilm 1,821,454.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KP-MYV2 : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1923; citing School enrollment, Albany, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,071.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KP-VCLQ : 17 March 2018), Alfa Rackley, 1926; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,071.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KL-1XNC : 17 March 2018), Altha Rackley, 1922-1927; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,071.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KP-3T1R : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rockley, 1927; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,071.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KP-TXC4 : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1928; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KP-WF4P : 17 March 2018), Altha Rackley, 1929; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2K5-N3QD : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1930; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCQB-21Z : accessed 27 November 2018), Alpha Rackley in household of J B Rackley, Kemp, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 29, sheet 2B, line 58, family 32, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1894; FHL microfilm 2,341,628.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2K5-PFFY : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1928-1933; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2K5-TXH1 : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1932; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2K5-823V : 17 March 2018), Altha Rackley, 1933; citing School enrollment, Albany, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,072.
  • "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2KR-YJNW : 17 March 2018), Alpha Rackley, 1934; citing School enrollment, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, various County Clerk offices, Oklahoma school district offices, Oklahoma; FHL microfilm 2,168,285.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBJ8-FNW : 14 March 2018), Alpha Rackley in household of J B Rackley, Albany Township, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7-3, sheet 5B, line 44, family 87, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3278.
  • "Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2010," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY62-YSQ : 12 December 2014), Joe H Benson and Alpha F Benson, 30 May 1974; from "Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2011," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing Tarrant, Texas, United States, certificate number 024602, Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KGRY-Q2K : 22 May 2014), Alpha F Benson, Residence, Grapevine, Texas, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JLDG-5ZG : 20 May 2014), Alpha Benson, 24 Mar 1996; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKWS-333S : accessed 27 November 2018), Alpha Or Pet Faye Benson, Texas, United States, 26 Mar 1996; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Fort Worth Star-Telegram, born-digital text.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 27 November 2018), memorial page for Alpha Fay “Pet” Rackley Benson (5 Jun 1917–24 Mar 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 189868028, ; Maintained by Shannon (contributor 48986295) Burial Details Unknown.


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Pet by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Pet:

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Burial details unknown, please let me know if you know where she is resting. Thank you.
posted by S O'Donley

Pet is 16 degrees from Frederick Douglass, 19 degrees from Margaret Summitt and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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