He married to Elizabeth Brothers. They were living in Bullskin Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, at the time of the 1900, 1910, and 1930 census. He was a wood chopper in 1900. Besides the children linked below they had: Ellen b.Aug 1884 m1.1903 John Welsh m2.1906 George Shirley Grace b.Dec 25,1893 m.ca.1915 Franklin Henry b.Oct 1892. Virginia b.1899 m1.Edward Mitchell m2.Horace Gresham. Violet b.1905 m.1929 George Anderson. Andrew Long who may have been born between Benjamin and Caroline and may have died before 1900.