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Isham Benefiel
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1837
Death: Jun. 24, 1906

Born in Madison Co. Ind. son of Wm. & Cynthia Kidwell Benefiel, brother of James M., Robert Stewart, Jonathan D., Rebecca Ann, Levi, Leander J., Wm. Henry, and Lurana J.

Isham was married four times: (1) July 19, 1854 Elizabeth Canon, (2) May 9, 1866 Sarah Emiline Baldwin, (3) June 11, 1881 Barbara A. (Brower) Frazer, (4) Feb 28, 1884 Elizabeth A. (Stokes) Miner.

Father of George Lewis, Mary Jane, Angeline, Louisa M., John M., Laura E., Minnie A., Jane, Nellie & Ermel.


"Isham had a vineyard and sold it due to ill heath, went into the grocery and restaurant business with Julius C. Lutes of Elwood, selling it due to ill health.
Pvt. in the Civil War, enlisting Sept 4, 1861, serving with Co E, 34 In Inf Rgt, discharged Feb 6, 1862 by Surgeons certificare of disability." Evelyn Benefiel Stout "Benefiel Families of Indiana) 1982

NOTE: Madison County Area Cemetery Database has buried City of Elwood, Pipecreek township...EBS has IOOF Cemetery #56, Monroe twp.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William D Benefiel (1801 - 1870)
  Cyntha Ann Kidwell Benefiel (1807 - 1854)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Emiline Baldwin Benefiel (1844 - 1879)
  Elizabeth A Stokes Benefiel (1845 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  George Lewis Benefiel (1854 - 1927)*
  Louisa M. Benefiel Shultz (1862 - 1907)*
  Minnie A. Benefiel Goldsberry (1869 - 1928)*
  Catherine Benefiel Albright (1873 - 1952)*
  Ermil Fish Benefiel (1888 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  James M. Benefiel (1827 - 1848)*
  Robert Stewart Benefiel (1828 - 1862)*
  Leander J. Benefiel (1835 - 1855)*
  Isham Benefiel (1837 - 1906)
  William Henry Harrison Benefiel (1842 - 1917)*
  Loranah Benefiel (1847 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elwood Cemetery
Elwood
Madison County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Benefiel Palmer
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21771849
Isham Benefiel
Added by: Thomas Stone
 
Isham Benefiel
Added by: Sharon Benefiel Palmer
 
 
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- Sharon Benefiel Palmer
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- Sharon Benefiel Palmer
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