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Benjamin Phillip Riley
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1845
Fountain County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep., 1923
Hillsboro
Fountain County
Indiana, USA

Benjamin was the Postmaster of Mellott, Indiana in Fountain County from April 14, 1893 to February 15, 1894.

"FINAL TAPS WILL BE SOUNDED TODAY FOR WAR VETERAN - Ben P. Riley, Civil War Survivor, to be buried--Death occurred Sunday

 HILLSBORO, Sep 17.-  Funeral services for Benjamin P. Riley, aged 78 years, a veteran of the Civil War, who died at his home here at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, will be held at the Christian church at 10 o'clock this morning with the Rev. Mr. McGaughey officiating.  Burial will be made in the Hillsboro cemetery.
 
Mr. Riley was the son of William and Mary A. Moody Riley, and was born in Fountain county, July 4, 1845.  He married Mary E. Brown in 1869.  He served in Co. A, 154th regiment, during the Civil war.  He was a devout member of the Christian Church, and is a highly respected member of the community.
 
Surviving are the wife and the following children, the survivors of eight born to the couple:  Mrs. Elizabeth Hubbard, Fort Worth, Tex.; Mrs. Eunice Uterick, Hillsboro;  Mrs. Ada Davidson, Mellott;  George Riley, of Omaha, Neb., and Alton Riley, of Hillsboro.  Six grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive." - Attica Ledger Tribune September 18, 1923 
 
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 Parents:
  William Harrison Riley (1810 - 1869)
  Mary Ann Moudy Riley (1814 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Brown Riley (1849 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Emma A. Riley (1871 - 1872)*
  Ada Riley Davidson (1880 - 1960)*
  Alton R. Riley (1886 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert R. Riley (1835 - 1915)*
  Isaac L. Riley (1837 - 1923)*
  Dickison S. Riley (1839 - 1918)*
  Elias A. Riley (1841 - 1919)*
  William M. Riley (1842 - 1875)*
  Benjamin Phillip Riley (1845 - 1923)
  Daniel H. Riley (1849 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Hillsboro
Fountain County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Lesa Epperson
Record added: Aug 30, 2008
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Benjamin Phillip Riley
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Benjamin Phillip Riley
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