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Benjamin Franklin "B.F." Marlett
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1824
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1902
Oklahoma, USA

***Death Notice From Baxter Springs News***
Baxter Springs News, Published Saturday 3/1/1902, Page 8 Column 4: DIED - At his home in the Quapaw reserve on Wednesday, Feb. 19, Benjamin Marlett, aged seventy-seven years. Dece4ased was a victim of lagrippe. Funeral was held on Friday, Feb. 21.

NOTE: To the best of our knowledge, the Quapaw Reserve, part of the Oklahoma Indian Territory in 1902, was located in the northeastern corner of Oklahoma in what is now Ottawa County.

***Bio from Family Information***

Son of Abraham Marlett (1875-1862) and Samantha Unknown Marlett.

First married Fidelia Arnold, daughter of Rev Thomas Arnold and Rebekah LaDow, before 1848, probably in PA or NY. They had 4 known children: George F "Frank" Marlett (1848-1912), Francis "Fanny" Lorrisa Marlett Gage (1849-1877), Royal Norman Marlett (1851-1940), and Martha E Marlett Van Ransselaer (1853-abt1930).

Note: We believe that Fidelia Arnold Marlett died sometime between 1860 and 1861, but have been unable to locate documentation to support in either PA or NY...research is continuing on this by a number of different family researchers.

Second Marriage 12/2/1861 in Mound City, Linn County, Kansas to Arena Snider, daughter of Barton Snider and Elizabeth Baily. They had 3 known children: John Barton "J.B." Marlett (1863-1940), Mary Lydia Marlett (1866-1931), and Olive May Marlett Grubb (1873-1900).

Lowell Cemetery Register notes that Section A Lot 54 N 1/2 was purchased by John Barton Marlett 2/21/1902, with Date of Death and Burial noted as 2/21/1902. Per The Baxter Springs News, published Saturday 3/1/1902 Page 8, Column 4, Death Date is 2/19/1902. ALSO, Granny Marlett (Della Salmans Marlett, wife of James Vernal Marlett) notes Death Date as 2/19/1902 in her Date Book which we have preserved.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Marlett (1785 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Arena Snider Marlett (1845 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Royal Norman Marlett (1851 - 1940)*
  Martha E Marlett Van Rensselaer (1853 - ____)*
  John Barton Marlett (1864 - 1940)*
  Mary Lydia Marlett (1866 - 1931)*
  Olive May Marlett Grubb (1873 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  H. Marlett*
  Benjamin Franklin Marlett (1824 - 1902)
  Abraham J. Marlett (1830 - 1915)*
  Jarod Marlett (1839 - 1873)*
  Samuel Marlett (1842 - 1862)*
  William H. Marlett (1844 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave is unmarked but we have located Grave and a gravestone is being made for Spring 2013.
 
Burial:
Lowell Cemetery
Lowell
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section A Lot 54 N 1/2
 
Maintained by: Sharen A. Durler-Pflugho...
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: May 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26580373
Benjamin Franklin B.F. Marlett
Added by: Sharen A. Durler-Pflughoeft
 
Benjamin Franklin B.F. Marlett
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- Deborah Clifton
 Added: Jan. 8, 2016

- Deborah Clifton
 Added: May. 16, 2015

- Betty Sue Marlett Mouzakitis
 Added: Jun. 7, 2013
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