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Benjamin R.  Head

Benjamin R. Head

Male 1830 - 1881  (51 years)

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  • Name Benjamin R. Head  [1, 2, 3
    Born 17 Feb 1830  Ashe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Engineer Stationary Engine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Oct 1881  Melrose, Jackson Township, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Milledgeville Cemetery, Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3711  Heathers Family | My Family
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2014 

    Father Joseph Head,   b. 1791, Surry, Yadkin, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Surry, Yadkin, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary Dial,   b. Abt 1795 
    Married 8 Mar 1819  Surry, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary,   d. Bef 1857 
    Married Between 1851 and 1852  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ella Head,   b. 9 Sep 1852, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1895, Fresno, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Family ID F0272  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Delila Coffman,   b. 1837, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1867  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1857  Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Solomon Head,   b. 1859, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lorena Head,   b. 1860, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Sarah "Sadie" Head,   b. 1861, Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emma F Head,   b. 1863, Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Arminta Head,   b. 1865, Appanoose County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F0273  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Elizabeth F Jones,   b. 1839, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1882, Melrose, Jackson Township, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1868  Clarke County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rosetta Isabel Head,   b. 1870, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John M Head,   b. 1874, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1896  (Age 22 years)
     3. Charles Wilson Head,   b. 8 Sep 1880, Melrose, Jackson Township, Monroe County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1936, Monterey County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F0392  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1830 - Ashe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between 1851 and 1852 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Oct 1857 - Appanoose County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1868 - Clarke County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1881 - Melrose, Jackson Township, Monroe County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Benjamin R. Head
    Benjamin R. Head

    Documents
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Index Card
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Index Card
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Card
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Card
    Benjamin R. Head Family 1860 Census
    Benjamin R. Head Family 1860 Census
    Independence, Appanoose County, Iowa
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Index
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Index
    Benjamin R. Head Civil War Pension Index

  • Sources 
    1. [S03791] US Census.
      1850 - Ashe County, North Carolina: Benjamin Head employed in the family of Henry Rigsby

      1860: Independance, Appanoose, Iowa
      Benj 1830 NC
      Delila 1837 IN
      Mary 1852 NC
      Solomon 1859 IA

      1870: Jackson Twp, Monroe, Iowa

      1880: Melrose, Monroe, Iowa
      Benjamin 1830 NC age 50 Occupation: Engineer Stationary Engine
      Elizabeth F spouse

    2. [S03694] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records.
      Name: Benjamin R Head
      Residence: Clinton, Iowa
      Age at Enlistment: 32
      Enlistment Date: 7 Jul 1862
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      State Served: Iowa
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Iowa 18th Infantry Regiment on 06 Aug 1862.
      Mustered out on 29 Dec 1862 at Springfield, MO.
      Birth Date: abt 1830
      Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion
      _____________________________________
      Union 18th IA INF Co H
      Head Benjamin R age 32 Residence Clinton IA
      nativity; North Carolina
      Enlisted Jul 7, 1862
      Mustered Aug 6, 1862
      Discharged for disability: Dec 29, 1862 Springfieild Missouri

    3. [S03695] Civil War Pension Index.
      Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934

      Name: Benjamin R. Head
      State Filed: Iowa
      Comments: Lemuel Crim, Gdn.