Frances A. Sargent Benton was bermont in 1836. Frances wed Reverend Joseph A. Benton in 1863 and settled in Oakland where she lived into the early 1880s.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1866 (1st prize).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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