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Joseph G. Benham

Joseph G. Benham

Male 1838 - 1920  (81 years)

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  • Name Joseph G. Benham 
    Born 17 Nov 1838  Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 6139 
    Died 6 Mar 1920  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Grantsburg Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1460  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2012 

    Father Marcus Benham,   b. 12 Sep 1812, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1880, Grantsburg, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Eliza Hughes,   b. 28 Nov 1814, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1856, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1833  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Polly Ann Yates,   b. 3 May 1835, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1924, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1858  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Jane Benham,   b. 21 Jul 1859, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1933, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. John Winfield Benham,   b. 31 Mar 1861, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1944, Wabash, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Stuart Benham,   b. 1867, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Benham Age: 11 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Birth Place: Harrison Co Gender: Male Home in 1850: Union, Crawford, Indiana Marcus Benham 36 Eliza Benham 34 Rebecca Benham 17 John M Benham 14 Joseph Benham 11 David S Benham 9 Siras Benham 4 Hiram Benham 2

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Name: Polly Ann Yates Spouse Name: Joseph G. Benham Marriage Date: 29 Jun 1858 Marriage County: Crawford Source Title 1: Crawford County Indiana Source Title 2: Marriages 1818 - 1880 Books A - D Source Title 3: Part I Grooms Part II Brides Compiled by Ruth M Sl Book: B OS Page: 333

      1860 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Bennin Age in 1860: 21 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1860: Union, Crawford, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Grantsburg Joseph Bennin 21 Polly A Bennin 24 Lizzie J Bennin 10/12

      U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles Name: Joseph G Benham Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1862 Rank at enlistment: Wagoner State Served: Indiana Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Indiana 81st Infantry Regiment on 29 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 13 Jun 1865 at Nashville, TN. Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana

      U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 Name: Joseph G Benham Residence: Union, Crawford, Indiana Class: 3 Congressional District: 2nd Age on 1 July 1863: 26 Race: White Marital Status: Married Place of Birth: Indiana

      Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 Name: Joseph G. Benham State Filed: Indiana

      1870 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Benham Age in 1870: 31 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1870: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Marengo Joseph Benham 31 Polley A Benham 35 Eliza Benham 10 John Benham 8 Stewart Benham 3

      1880 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Benham Age: 41 Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1880: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Polly Benham Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Occupation: Farmer Joseph Benham 41 Polly Benham 42 John Benham 18 Stuart Benham 9

      1900 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Benham Age: 61 Birth Date: Nov 1838 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1900: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Polly A Benham Marriage Year: 1856 Years Married: 44 Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Joseph Benham 61 Polly A Benham 64

      1910 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph G Benham Age in 1910: 71 Birth Year: 1839 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1910: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Polly A Benham Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Joseph G Benham 71 Polly A Benham 73

      1920 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Benham Age: 82 Birth Year: abt 1838 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1920: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)[Head] Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Polley Ann Benham Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Home Owned: Own Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Joseph Benham 82 Polley Ann Benham 83

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #6253, Date of Import: Dec 31, 1995.

    2. [S19] Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #6253, Date of Import: Dec 31, 1995.

    3. [S143] Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #6253, Date of Import: Dec 31, 1995.