Benjamin Franklin Savage

Benjamin Franklin Savage

Birth
Cooper County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Feb 1897 (aged 69)
Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Burial Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 41134073 · View Source
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Married Martha Pitman on July 26, 1849 in Grayson
County, Texas

Their children were:
Maria Ann
Sina Elizabeth
William Michael
Martha Susan
Catherine Victoria
Samarilla
Benarilla
Mollie Lee
Author James "Buddy"
George Christian
Wiley D.
Benjamin moved to Texas in 1846 with his
mother Susannah and his brother Samuel.
Benjamin was a stockman and furnished beef
to the army at Ft. Arbuckle during the Civil
War. He was once arrested and charged with
helping deserters leave the country but a letter
from General McCulluch cleared the charge.

He ran a steamboat trade on the Red River.

He was active in Whitesboro. Justice of the
Peace for several terms and a Royal Arch
Mason.



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  • Created by: L. Evans
  • Added: 25 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41134073
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Savage (5 Apr 1827–5 Feb 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41134073, citing Oak Wood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by L. Evans (contributor 47166982) .