Lewis and Benge Chapter
Manchester, Kentucky

Nancy Sue Crawford Adams, Regent
Lola Smith, Vice Regent
Pearl Jarvis, Recording Secretary
Sherrie Brown, Registrar
Mattie Collett, Historian
Jocelyn Wolfe, Librarian

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HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER

This chapter takes its name from David Benge, a Revolutionary War soldier from Wilkes County, North Carolina. Benge also served in the War of 1812, enlisting at Manchester, Kentucky. He was born August 1757 in Albemarle, Virginia, to Susannah Lewis and Thomas Benge.

Benge is buried in Martin Cemetery in Clay County.