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Ben Arnold Connor
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1844
Buchtel
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1922
Perkins County
South Dakota, USA

First wife, Itatawin, Hunkpapa Sioux
parents of daughter, Marcella
Second wife, Florence Josephine Grandon
parents of Frances (Frankie), died in infancy;
Luella May; Edward Carlisle; Laura
Elzada; Donald Vilas; and
Julia Blanche
* * * *

Custer's Messenger Dead

Ben Arnold, Scout and Soldier, Answers Final Call. Had Let Eventful Life. Right Name was Connor. Married a Meadow Grove Girl in 1877.

His name was shown as Benjamin Monroe Connor and as Benjamin Moore Connor in the article. He was born March 5, 1844 at Nelsonville, Ohio. On January 5, 1877 he married Josephine Grandon at Meadow Grove, Nebraska. They had six children with one of whom died in childhood. Excerpts from Meadow Grove News, Friday December 8, 1922 on page 1.




 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick D Connor (1813 - 1897)
  Jane Monroe Connor (1817 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Josephine Grandon Arnold (1859 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Edison Carlisle Arnold (1882 - 1951)*
  Donald Vilas Arnold (1886 - 1929)*
  Laura Elzada Arnold Homous (1888 - 1958)*
  Julia Blanche Arnold Hanson (1892 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fernando Connor (1838 - 1927)*
  Winter D. Connor (1843 - 1864)*
  Ben Arnold Connor (1844 - 1922)
  Sarah Elizabeth O.Connor McCloy (1846 - 1933)**
  Charles Connor (1858 - 1941)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greenhill Cemetery
Lemmon
Perkins County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Yvonne Hollenbeck
Record added: May 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70295250
Ben Arnold Connor
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Ben Arnold Connor
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- Susan Montelius
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
Benjamin Monroe Connor served in Company E, 11th Ohio Cavalry as Benjamin Monroe, and in Company C, 39th Ohio Infantry as Benjamin Connor. Using the Alias of Benjamin Arnold he served as Scout for Crook on the Rosebud Campaign in 1876.
- 11thovc
 Added: Dec. 20, 2011
 
 
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