Pvt Jonathan Beall Benson


Pvt Jonathan Beall Benson

Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 10 Sep 1873 (aged 78–79)
Clarksburg, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row D, Lot 3, Site 1a?
Memorial ID 59658499 View Source

- Thomas Benson [1753-1828]
- Henrietta Beall [1774-1823]

Married #1 - Mary Ann Talbert/Talbott [1796-1847] on February 22, 1816 in Washington, DC.

- Henrietta Talbert Benson Talbert [1817-1893]
- Lewin/Levin Talbert Benson [1819-1874]
- Thomas Ninian Beall Benson [1822-1873?]
- Ann Elizabeth Benson Mossburg [1827-1922]
- Sarah Ann Benson Miles [1832-1905]
- Andrew Jackson Benson [1834->1871]
- Susan Benson [1838-<1871]
- Joseph Benson [1840-1850]

Married #2 Elizabeth S. Edelen [1811-1850] on September 13, 1847 in Frederick County, MD.

- Jonathan Beall Benson [1849-?]

U.S. Postmaster in Knoxville, Frederick Co., MD before 1835.

Military Service
War of 1812, Private
Capt. Thomas F. W. Vinson's Co., MD Militia.
- Enlisted: August 1, 1814
- Engaged in service at Battle of Bladensburg (MD) in the 32nd Regiment of Lt. Col. Thomas Hood's command on August 24, 1814.
- Discharged: September 27, 1814
- Pension to wife: $8/month, Feb. 19, 1873

Military records on file

Last Will

Benson, Jonathan B. (L RWC-6)
Dated: 24 Jun 1871
Executed: 29 Sep 1874

Wife: Elizabeth Benson
Dau: Henrietta Talbott (oldest child), wife of Zadok Talbott - option to purchase land: if she does not, land to be sold Daus: Sarah Miles, wife of Hugh Miles; Ann E. Mossburg, wife of Henry Mossburg: Susan Benson; Son; Johnathan B Benson - Military land warrant of 160 acres already given him. Children of son Lewin T. Benson: Son: Thomas N. B. Benson Exs: son-in-law Zadok [Talbert] Talbott, brother-in-law John W. Darby.

Wit: John T. Fletchall, Isaac Young, Edward Wootton

Codicil (not dated) Son: Thomas N. B. Benson died without issue since writing of will.


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