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Private Benjamin Franklin Lee

Male 1828 - 1900  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Lee 
    Title Private 
    Born Feb 1828 
    • Benjamin lists his place of birth in South Carolina, Tennessee, and has various listings from family as being born in Texas. His date of birth is quoted between 1828-1830, but his grave stone states 1828.
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave Memorial # 29907361 
    Veteran American Civil War

    U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
    Ancestry.com

    Name: Benjamin Lee
    Side: Confederate
    Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
    Regiment Name: 42 Tennessee Infantry.
    Regiment Name Expanded: 42nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
    Company: K
    Rank In: Private
    Rank In Expanded: Private
    Rank Out: Private
    Rank Out Expanded: Private
    Film Number: M231 roll 25 
    Died 1900  Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Francis Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I768  The Berry - Miller Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2014 

    Family 1 Elizabeth Ann Brush,   b. 1834, Harrison, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Apr 1856  Crawford, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Illinois State Archives
      http://www.ilsos.gov/

      Groom: Lee, Benjamin
      Bride: Brush, Elizabeth
      Date: 1856-04-13
      Volume: 00b
      Page: 0066
      Lic No.: 0000b645
      County: Crawford
    • Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935
      FamilySearch.org

      Name: Benjamin Lee
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Brush
      Event Date: 13 Apr 1856
      Event Place: Crawford Co , Illinois
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00861-3
      System Origin: Illinois-ODM
      GS Film number: 1310115
    Children 
     1. William A M Lee,   b. 1857, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Joseph Andrew Lee,   b. 1861, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. John Alvin Lee, Senior,   b. Sep 1862, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1951, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     4. Benjamin Franklin Lee,   b. 1864, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Census
    1860USCen-ElizabethAnnBrush-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1860USCen-ElizabethAnnBrush-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1860 US Census record for the family of Elizabeth Ann Brush and Benjamin Franklin Lee.
    1870USCen-ElizabethAnnBrush-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1870USCen-ElizabethAnnBrush-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1870 US Census record for the family of Elizabeth Ann Brush and Benjamin Franklin Lee.
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Sarah Jane Knight,   b. Jan 1838, Tennessee, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Sep 1872  Laclede, Linn, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1872Marriage-SarahJaneKnight-BenjaminLee.jpg
    1872Marriage-SarahJaneKnight-BenjaminLee.jpg
    1872 Marriage record for Miss Sarah Jane Knight and widowed Benjamin Franklin Lee.
    Children 
     1. Mary J Lee,   b. 1873, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Albert Lee,   b. 1876, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George Riley Lee,   b. 5 Aug 1878, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1949, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Census
    1880USCen-SarahJaneKnight-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1880USCen-SarahJaneKnight-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1880 US Census record for the family of Sarah Jane Knight and Benjamin Franklin Lee. In residence are Benjamin's sons from his first marriage with Elizabeth Brush.
    1900USCen-IdaMaeBaker-JohnAlvinLee-SarahKnight-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1900USCen-IdaMaeBaker-JohnAlvinLee-SarahKnight-BenjaminFranklinLee.jpg
    1900 US Census record for the family of Ida Mae Baker and John Alvin Lee. In residence is John's Step-Mother, Sarah Knight and his Father, Benjamin Franklin Lee.
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F251  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1856 - Crawford, Illinois, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1872 - Laclede, Linn, Missouri, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1900 - Oklahoma, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Francis Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States of America Link to Google Earth
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  • War
    1862War-BenjaminLee.jpg
    1862War-BenjaminLee.jpg
    Confirmation that Private Benjamin Lee of the 42nd Tennessee Regiment, K was captured 16 Feb 1862 at the battle of Fort Donelson.
    1862War-BenjaminLee2.jpg
    1862War-BenjaminLee2.jpg
    1862 Prisoner of War release information for Benjamin Lee. Having been held at Camp Douglas, Illinois he swore an oath of allegiance and was released 30 Aug 1862.