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(Bef 1755-Bet 1820/1830)
Benjamin WICKHAM
Jerusha "Rusha" (---)
(Abt 1790-Aft 1856)
(Abt 1817-Bet 1856/1860)


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1. Rebecca DEVORE


  • Born: Abt 1817, OH 3
  • Marriage (1): Rebecca DEVORE on 28 Feb 1845 in Morgan Co, OH 1
  • Died: Bet 1856 and 1860, IA

bullet  General Notes:

IGI: lists marriage date as Feb. 29, 1845. (However, 1845 was not a leap year.)

1850 OH CENSUS, Morgan Co, Olive Twp:
Elias Wickham, 33, laborer, b. OH;
Rebecca, 24, b. OH;
Isaac, 4, b. OH;
Hannah E., 1, b. OH;
"Abijah" Wickham, 25, laborer, b. OH;
Benjamin Wickham, 41, laborer, b. NY.
(Note: "Abijah" (Abisha) and Benjamin were brothers of Elias Wickham.)

NOBLE CO, OH LAND RECORD: in 1851 "Alias" Wickham sold 80 acres of land to John Still for $88.

BENJAMIN WICKHAM'S ESTATE: "Elias Wickham" signed his name April 21, 1853 as he received $78.90 from his father's estate.

1856 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp., p. 1152:
Elias Wickham, age 37, b. OH, widowed, laborer, owned land, in IA 2 yrs;
Isaac D., 10, b. OH;
Hannah E., 7, b. OH;
Solomon P., 5, b. OH.
(They were listed in the same household with his brother Alphus and family. His sisters, Lorana Wickham and Philinda Wickham, were listed on the same census page.)

1860 IA CENSUS: (Note: Elias Wickham was not listed, so must have died by then. His sons, Isaac and Solomon Wickham, were living with his brother Alphus Wickham and his daughter, Hannah, was living with his brother, Benjamin Wickham Jr.)


Elias married Rebecca DEVORE, daughter of Isaac DEVORE Sr. and Rebecca CLINE/KLINE, on 28 Feb 1845 in Morgan Co, OH.1 (Rebecca DEVORE was born on 13 Aug 1824 in OH 4 and died between 1854 and 1856 in probably OH or IA 5.)



1 Morgan Co, OH Marriage Records.

2 Will of Benjamin Wickham.

3 1850 OH Census.

4 Smith-Devore Bible.

5 1856 IA State Census.

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