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 Benjamin Watkins

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Benjamin Watkins

  • Birth 16 Apr 1814
  • Death 25 Jan 1883
  • Burial Independence, Warren County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 34803707

Benjamin Watkins was married twice, first to Samantha Crick Watkins who died. He then married Nancy Ann Moore and with whom he had 10 children.

When the Civil War broke out, Benjamin joined and served. However, due to heat stroke, he was then sent into the reserve forces and returned home.

In 1882, just before his death, he filed a lawsuit against the sheriff for shooting his dog on his property. He lost and a few weeks later, died. (Biographical information provided by Mamaquilts)


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Co. G 100 Ind. - Aged 68yrs, 9ms, 9ds


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  • Created by: Lesa Epperson
  • Added: 14 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34803707
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Watkins (16 Apr 1814–25 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34803707, citing Independence Cemetery, Independence, Warren County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lesa Epperson (contributor 46576986) .