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Benjamin Franklin Becraft
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Birth: 1779
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1833
Bath County
Kentucky, USA

Benjamin was taken captive on April 1 1793 at Morgan Station Montgomey Co Ky, where most of his siblings and mother were murdered in the "Last Indian Raid in Ky"

Ben, was about 14 years of age, who went on with the Indians. They carried him with themselves on a horse and took him almost directly to Detroit, scarcely stopping at their towns. There they sold him to a Scotchman, who put him in a store, gave him a pretty good slight at writing, and made such an improvement on him as you never saw put on anyone. He had been gone only about 20 months when at Wayne's Treaty, they had to go get him and dress him up. He came back with no Indian paint and he was nicely dressed. But he soon got to be a Becraft again.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Becraft (1750 - 1811)
  Abigail Rachel Shipley Becraft (1757 - 1793)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Becraft (1825 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abraham Becraft (____ - 1793)*
  Ruth Becraft (____ - 1793)*
  Betsy Becraft (1778 - ____)*
  Rachel Becraft Winans (1778 - 1827)*
  Benjamin Franklin Becraft (1779 - 1833)
  Josiah Becraft (1792 - 1793)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Carol Leeper Albrecht
Record added: Aug 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75661539
Benjamin Franklin Becraft
Added by: Carol Leeper Albrecht
 
 
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- Joanne Pezzullo
 Added: Oct. 12, 2011

- Carol Leeper Albrecht
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 
 
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