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Benjamin Franklin Mounts
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1864
Owen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1906
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

Son of Samuel Anderson Mounts and Lavina Ann Knapp, Married Catherine sometimes shown with a K, Idell, used Ida most of the time, Mullens. Died of pneumonia. Children with Benjamin F Mounts, Vada May Mounts White, Roy Mounts, Ora Ellen "Eleanor" Mounts Benefield Markley , Gladys Mounts Zimmerman, Homer William Mounts and Minnie Josephine Mounts. All Mounts children placed in foster homes after Benjamin Died, articles in paper says she abandoned them with her sister and the County took them away from her and placed in Knox County Orphans Home in Vincennes. Their mother Married twice more, first to George Hunter in 1907, and then Winfield B Graves in 1911 after George Hunter died, they lived in Hymera, Sullivan County Indiana where she died in 1949. Minnie was placed with a Dr. Robert Leonard Goshorn who only used his middle name Leonard and was a physician in Hymera and Changed Minnie's name to Myrtle Louise Goshorn in 1910, family claimed she was allowed to choose her first name according to foster records. 
Family links: 
  Samuel Anderson Mounts (1820 - 1893)
  Lavina Ann Knapp Mounts (1837 - 1919)
  Catherine Idell Mullins Graves (1876 - 1949)*
  Vada Mae Mounts White (1894 - 1962)*
  Roy Mounts (1896 - 1953)*
  Ora Ellen Mounts Markley (1898 - 1964)*
  Gladys Esther Mounts Zimmerman (1899 - 1981)*
  Homer William Mounts (1902 - 1974)*
  Myrtle Louise Mounts Stribling (1905 - 1926)*
  Mary Francis Mounts Knapp (1842 - 1886)**
  James Thomas Mounts (1844 - ____)**
  Sarah Elizabeth Mounts Leonard (1846 - 1876)**
  William Anderson Mounts (1849 - 1928)**
  Margaret Ann Mounts Behem (1851 - 1887)**
  George Washington Mounts (1853 - 1882)**
  Rachel Melvina Mounts Houldson (1856 - 1900)**
  Rhoda Ellen Mounts Carrico (1861 - 1940)*
  Benjamin Franklin Mounts (1864 - 1906)
  Arminnie Josephine Mounts Purcell (1866 - 1896)*
  Thomas Pirtle Mounts (1869 - 1960)*
  Samuel P Mounts (1871 - 1925)*
  Rosina Ann Mounts (1874 - 1893)*
  Oliver Perry Mounts (1879 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethany Cemetery
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Darrell G Mounts
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21399638
Benjamin Franklin Mounts
Added by: Darrell G Mounts
Benjamin Franklin Mounts
Added by: Cathy Griggs
Benjamin Franklin Mounts
Added by: Darrell G Mounts
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Our gr. Uncle Fred and Aunt Ora Marshall-Shrewsberry, loved your daughter, Ellen Mounts, very much.
- Diana Davis-Marshall
 Added: Jun. 14, 2015

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