Maj.Benjamin Stites

Maj.Benjamin Stites

Birth
Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Death 30 Aug 1804 (aged 69–70)
Columbia, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Asbury, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 43424216 · View Source
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A Revolutionary Soldier, founder of Columbia, Hamilton County, Ohio on November 28, 1788.

"On the 16th of November, 1788, Maj. Stites with a party of twenty-six persons, including four women and two boys, embarked at Maysville, ... They landed a little after sunrise, on the morning of November 18, somewhat below the mouth of the Little Miami" river. From the HISTORY OF CINCINNATI, CHAPTER V.
CINCINNATI, PAST AND PRESENT.

[A HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCH, BY W. H. VENABLE, LL.D.]


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  • Created by: Tom Holley
  • Added: 22 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43424216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj.Benjamin Stites (1734–30 Aug 1804), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43424216, citing Columbia Baptist Church Cemetery, Asbury, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tom Holley (contributor 46615660) .