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Eliza Hughes

Eliza Hughes

Female 1814 - 1856  (41 years)

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  • Name Eliza Hughes 
    Born 28 Nov 1814  Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Feb 1856  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: (2 weeks after giving birth) 
    Buried Seaton Hill Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3388  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2020 

    Father John Hughes,   b. 8 Jul 1786, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1863, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Daggs,   b. Abt 1792, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1853, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1812  Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 27 Jan 1833  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Benham,   b. 25 Dec 1834, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1872, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. John M. Benham,   b. 4 Dec 1836, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1912, Madison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Joseph G. Benham,   b. 17 Nov 1838, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1920, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. David Stull Benham,   b. 5 Mar 1841, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1902, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Cyrus Benham,   b. 12 Sep 1845, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1893, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Hiram Luther Benham,   b. 23 Nov 1847, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1889, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     7. Mary Jane Benham,   b. 6 Mar 1852, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1905, Butler, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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    Hughes,Elizai3388_head.jpg

  • Notes 
    • (Source: Benham: A Pedigree; Fern Orr Scoudan, John James Bowater; transcribed by Ron Yates, 2012)

      Died "from exhaustion after walking two miles to a friend's house with her three month old baby." Described by her son John, "dark complexion, black eyes and hair, high cheek bones, diminutive, considerable beauty." Buried with husband Marcus at Seaton Cemetery, Grantsburg, Crawford Co., IN.; age based on census of 1850 with John Hughes.