Benoni Paxton Wood

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Apr 1844 (aged 53)
Borden, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Burial Borden, Clark County, Indiana, USA
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Benoni Paxton Wood, illegitimate, yet claimed, son of George Wood, an early pioneer and one of the founders of Borden, Indiana, was born on January 4, 1791, in Louisville, Kentucky. Benoni was raised by George and his later wife, Mary Burge Wood. Benoni fought in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He married Priscilla Sullender on February 7, 1814. They had at least four children during their marriage. Benoni worked as a carpenter and a farmer. He died on April 9, 1844, at the age of 53.

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  • Added: 8 Dec 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 205325258
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Benoni Paxton Wood (4 Jan 1791–9 Apr 1844), Find a Grave Memorial no. 205325258, citing Wood Cemetery, Borden, Clark County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by woodtracer (contributor 48024099) .