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Benjamin Loder Birdsall
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1852
Wayne County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1926
Warren County
Illinois, USA

The only child of Charles Edwin and Nancy Philips Birdsall.
His mother Nancy died before he was 1 years old. His father Dr. Charles E. Birdsall age 30 b. Canada, Dentist on 1860 Census in Oquawka, IL. In 1856 he came from Michigan with his father Charles E. Birdsall and grandparents Timothy and Mary Birdsall. Because of the early death of his mother
he was given a mother's care by his aunt Mrs. Joseph Hall and then went to the home of Marion Moore. It is possible
his father and grandparents died between 1860-1870 in Oquawka, Illinois or Shenandoah, Page-Fremont counties, Iowa.

His grandparents were Timothy and Mary Birdsall. On
1860 living under uncle George W. Birdsall FAG #115881360
Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL.

Benjamin Loder Birdsall married Louisa E. Livermore 24 Feb. 1873 Warren Co., IL., daughter of Derrick and Elizabeth Stevens Livermore. As a young child in the 1860 Federal Census, he is living with George W. Birdsall, Henry A. Birdsall, Timothy and Mary Birdsall.

Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Benjamin Lader Birdsall
b. 11 Nov. 1852 near Rochester, NY. (Macedon, Wayne Co.)
d. 6 Dec. 1926 Roseville, Warren Co., Illinois, age 74 Retired farmer. His parents listed as Geo. Edward Birdsall and Nancy Phillips, both born New York. (Information only as good as person who supplied the information ).
in father's first name. Should have been Charles instead of George. Verified also when Benjamin Loder Birdsall names
his oldest son after his father Charles E. Birdsall. dwebb

Timothy and Mary Birdsall were Quakers-Society of Friends when they lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada. Source: Nov. 11, 1840 Norwich, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Certificate of Removal to Another Meeting. On 1850 Federal Census they were living in Richfield, Genesee Co., MI., 1860 Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL.

Benjamin L. Birdsall and Louisa E. Birdsall had 8 children, 7 listed as living on 1900 Federal Census:
Charles Benjamin Birdsall
Clara Elizabeth Birdsall m. Chester Emanuel Reed
Alice Grace Lenore Birdsall
Derrick Leroy Birdsall died as infant
Robert Lincoln Birdsall
Robert James Birdsall
Ralph O. Birdsall
Joshua Glen Birdsall

Federal Census
1850 Charles E. Birdsall, Nancy, son Lafayette Birdsall
Living Macedon, Wayne Co., New York. Lafayette
Birdsall aka., for Benjamin Loder Birdsall?
1850 Timothy Birdsall, Richfield, Genesee Co., MI.
1860 Benjamin L. Birdsall age 8 yrs.under George W. Birdsall
(his uncle) Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL.
1870 B.L. Birdsall under James Riggs Point Pleasant,
Warren Co., IL.
1880 Benjamin L. Birdsall Point Pleasant, Warren Wo., Il.
1900 Benjamin Birdsell Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL.
1910 Benjamin L. Birdsall Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL.
1920 Benjamin Birdsall Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL.
1930 Benjamin Birdsell Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL.

As per great granddaughter Vicki she said: " Benjamin Loder
Birdsall died from a gunshot from a rifle misfire during crow shooting while planting crops at his farm in Illinois." 
Family links: 
  Louisa Eugenia Livermore Birdsall (1856 - 1936)*
  J Glen Birdsall (1895 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Salem Cemetery
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Diane L. Teague Webb
Originally Created by: Shawdau
Record added: May 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90062527
Benjamin Loder Birdsall
Added by: Shawdau
Benjamin Loder Birdsall
Added by: Shawdau
Benjamin Loder Birdsall
Added by: Diane L. Teague Webb
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