Benson MERRY 2
- Born: 1815, NY
- Marriage (1): Rachel FOGLE on 29 Jan 1835 in Morgan Co, OH 1
FAMILY TREE MAKER'S MARRIAGE INDEX: OHIO 1789-1850:
Benson "Marry" married Rachel Fogle 1/29/1835 in Morgan Co.
1840 OH CENSUS, Noble Co, Union Twp:
1 m. under 5
1 m. 20-30 (Benson)
1 f. under 5
1 f. 20-30
1 person engaged in agriculture
1 person over age 20 could not read or write
(Listed on census near Ambrose Merry, Thomas "Bayles", Samuel Millslagle, Lewis Ackley, Andrew Millslagle, Anson "Wickam" and Rouse Merry.)
NOTATION, Source Unknown:
"Benson Merry killed a bear with a pen knife near a spring when it came up behind him and attempted to hug him to death while he was drinking at the spring. In Ohio, near Caldwell, where he grew up. This was told to me a few years ago by Rufus Merry retired bank president of Caldwell, Ohio."
Benson married Rachel FOGLE, daughter of Jacob FOGLE and Margaret WHITE, on 29 Jan 1835 in Morgan Co, OH.1