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My aunt has traced back to John P Benesh, Born 5-23-1836 in Bohemia. He married Mary Kudej on 11-10-1862 in Bohemia. They had the following children, Joseph (8-1-1865, Francis Joseph (12-3-1870), Francis William (7-24-1872), Mary Ann (2-15-1876), John W Edward (3-20-1878), Edward (4-1-1880, and Baby - died shortly after birth. The first baby Joseph was born in Bohemia, the other children were born in Iowa. It is believed that John P came to American in 1863 or 1865 and came to Minnesota in 1892. In various records, It is found that John P first settled in Wisconsin and later moved to Iowa. From Iowa he moved to South Dakota. He then came to Minnesota. He was a farmer. Cause of death is believed to be cancer.