Benjamin Grammer Crisman

Benjamin Grammer Crisman

Birth
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Jul 1904 (aged 90)
Crisman, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial
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Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Plot S 7
Memorial ID 12443635 · View Source
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Portage Journal Press Feb. 2, 1989 p. 27
B. G. Crisman
B. G. Crisman was born in Huntingdon County, Penn., June 14, 1814. He is one of the eight children of Benjamin and Mary (Yingling) Crisman, and the youngest. Both parents were natives of Maryland. When B. G. Crisman was four
years old, his parents settled in Carroll County, Ohio, where he was reared, and where he lived until 1849, at which time he removed to De Kalb County, Ind., and in 1850 settled in Union Township, Porter County, Ind., after which he moved on his farm in Portage Township. On March 2, 1836, he was married to Elizabeth Baughman, of Carroll County, Ohio, a union which was blessed with twelve children, ten of whom are living - Addison, Isaac, Oliver (of Valparaiso), Nancy, Henry, Milton, Solomon F. (of Moore County, Minn.), Mrs. Eliza J. Cole (of Brainerd, Minn.), Mrs. Clara Bender and Washington W. Mr. Crisman owns a splendid farm, comprising 260 acres, with good improvements. In politics, he is a Republican.
Source: "Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana, Historical and Biographical,"
Goodspeed and Blanchard, 1882 page 370 Portage Township
Data entry volunteer: Suzan Schaeffing


His wife's maiden name is Baughman Elizabeth Baughman Crisman 1816-1888 w/o Benjamin Gammer Crisman

Benjamin Grammer Crisman was born in Huntingdon Co., PA and died in Crisman.Porter Co., IN
Elizabeth Baughman Crisman born 16 Aug 1816 in Carroll Co., Oh and also died in Crisman.

Porter County Death Index 1884 - 1927: Crisman Benjamin Grammer 7/7/1904 90 Pennsylvania Crisman Hannah Benjamin Crisman Yinkling McCool, Indiana

Unknown paper & date copied from Twyla Boswell's papers
A PIONEER DEAD
Benjamin G. Crisman, a resident of Portage Township, this county, for over sixty years, died Thursday. The deceased was 90 years old and leaves a wife and seven children, Addison, Oliver, and Issac, whom reside in Portage township, Henry, of Chicago, Fred, of Autin, Minn., Wesley, of Iowa, and Mrs. Jane Cole, of Battle Creek, Mich. The funeral will be held on Sunday.


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  • Created by: Laura Heckman
  • Added: 20 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12443635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Grammer Crisman (9 Jun 1814–7 Jul 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12443635, citing McCool Cemetery, Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Laura Heckman (contributor 46608184) .