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Benjamin "Ben" Cleveland
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1859
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1933
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

Son of Benjamin and Margaret Cleveland.

Married to Ora Endemile (Robbins) Cleveland on January 10, 1889. Father of Ollie, Lillie, Ira Martin, Ruth, Paul Christopher, Sparkle, and Ellard Quinton Cleveland as well as one unknown child that died very young.

OBITUARY:

Prominent Farmer Found Dead In Bed

Ben Cleveland, 73, Died Suddenly At Home East of Carlisle.

Ben Cleveland, well known farmer, living six miles east of Carlisle, ws found dead in bed Saturday morning. Mr. Cleveland was 73 years old. He had been troubled some with a heart ailment, ut he was in apparent good health Friday when he retired for the night.

The deceased was a prominent democrat and a staunch supporter of its principles.

He was the son of the late Benjamin and Margaret Cleveland, pioneer residents of this county.

Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Ora Robbins Cleveland, and the following children, Everett Cleveland of Salt Lake, Utah, Mrs. Ollie Corbin of Artesian, N. Mexico, Ira Cleveland of Carlisle, Paul Cleveland of Carlisle, Ellard Cleveland of this county, and Mrs. Arista Stafford of Florida. A son and a daughter are deceased, Herbert Cleveland and Mrs. Lillie Wells.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at one thirty o'clock at the Indian Prairie Church with burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery at Carlisle.

OBITUARY:

Jefferson Township Farmer Found Dead

Benjamin Cleveland, 72 Years Old, Found Dead In Bed Saturday Morning.

Benjamin Cleveland, 72 year old, a well-known farmer of Jefferson Township and a life-long resident, was found dead in his bed at his home six miles west of Carlisle, Saturday morning. He had been in his usual good health when he retired Friday evening. He had been troubled with heart ailment which is supposed to have been the cause of his sudden death. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the Indian Prairie Church with burial following at the Odd Fellows Cemetery at Carlisle.

The deceased was born in Jefferson Township in 1859, and was a son of the late James and Margaret Cleveland, pioneers of that community.

Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Ora Robbins Cleveland, and the following children, Everett Cleveland of Salt Lake, Utah, Mrs. Ollie Corbin of Artesia, N. Mexico, Ira Cleveland and Paul Cleveland of Carlisle, Mrs. Ruth Henderson, of east of Carlisle, Ellard Cleveland of this county and Mrs. Arista Stafford of Florida.

OBITUARY:

Hold Funeral Of Ben Cleveland

The funeral of Ben Cleveland, prominent Haddon Township farmer who died suddenly at his home seven miles east of Carlisle last Saturday, was held at the Indian Prairie Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. Clive McGuire of Indianapolis.

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 Parents:
  Benjamin Cleavland (1813 - 1892)
  Margaret P. Padget Cleavland (____ - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Ora Endemile Robbins Cleveland (1870 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Lillie N. Cleveland Wells (1893 - 1927)*
  Ira Martin Cleveland (1895 - 1970)*
  Ruth Cleveland Henderson (1897 - 1980)*
  Paul Christopher Cleveland (1900 - 1982)*
  Sparkle Cleveland Stafford Benson Ballantine (1903 - 1975)*
  Ellard Quinton Cleveland (1905 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Cleveland (1842 - ____)**
  John Cleveland (1846 - 1908)**
  Andrew J. Cleveland (1848 - 1909)**
  Wesley Cleavland (1850 - 1936)**
  Ann Cleveland (1858 - 1858)*
  Benjamin Cleveland (1859 - 1933)
  George Cleveland (1863 - 1909)*
  James Stewart Cleveland (1866 - 1945)*
  C. Cleveland (1883 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Carlisle Odd Fellows Cemetery
Carlisle
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Big Sam & Little Sam
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15043263
Benjamin Ben Cleveland
Added by: Big Sam & Little Sam
 
 
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