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Daniel Benjamin
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1766
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1863
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

At the age of five a band of Indians massacred his father and three others while capturing Daniel, his mother, and six brothers and sisters. After eight years in captivity all were freed. He moved to Ohio around 1790 and served two terms in the Ohio Militia during the war of 1812. He then settled in Indiana and moved to Illinois in 1834 where he was the first settler of Wayne Township in DuPage County.
Family links: 
  Martha Young Benjamin (1772 - 1863)*
  Robert Young Benjamin (1808 - 1892)*
  Eunice Benjamin (1813 - 1883)*
  John Rosecrans Benjamin (1815 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
On the small stone:

On the monument:
OCT. 18, 1766.
JAN. 8, 1863.
APR. 2, 1772.
JAN. 19, 1863.
Oakwood Cemetery
West Chicago
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 117
Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43405731
Daniel Benjamin
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Daniel Benjamin
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Daniel Benjamin
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<3 5th great granddaughter
- Alicia Dempsey
 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
Thank you for your service to our country and your contribution to our freedoms.
- Tom Todd
 Added: Oct. 22, 2009

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