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 Benjamin Franklin Barron

Benjamin Franklin Barron

Birth
Hardin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 Nov 1893 (aged 68)
Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Burial Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 75283252 · View Source
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3rd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry
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A letter from B.F. to his brother, Miles, just months before his death:
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April the 30 1893

Dear Brother
it is with plesure that i take this oportunity of riting you a few lines to let you now how i am at this time i am btter than i was have bin sick all winter and part of the time the folks did not think i could get well i hav not set up But vary liitle sense in December i was glad to hear from you when I got yore other letter i was vary low with kidney diseas and other diseases with it you wanted to now what grandmother Barrons maden name it was Susan Matenly and she was from maryland and from thare to kentucky she first married a man By the name—Joseph dixen they had 4 children three girls and one Boy his name was Joseph and the girls all got marrid the oldest Sopha marrid a man of david allen amy marrid William Johnsen and trudey marrid John metcalf dixen died and and she Grand Father Barron they had three cildren uncle thomas and father and aunt martha she marrid a man By the name of Samuel griffin and shee had one child and they boath died and dont now what Become of the child this is all i now a bout them
i hav heard that wee had indian blood in us Butt i was a shame to tell it i want to now whether you hear of that g____ anything that father had well it is geting late and this is all that i can think of the relation is all well as fare as i no if i now anything more than you want to now i can find out from uncle Mathew ____ll well I will close.

Yors truly B. F. Barron to
m. k. Barron
rite soon
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  • Created by: E&GRay
  • Added: 21 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75283252
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Barron (19 Jul 1825–8 Nov 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75283252, citing Astoria Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by E&GRay (contributor 47124929) .