Benajah Colvin

Male 1789 - 1867  (78 years)


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  • Name Benajah Colvin  [1, 2
    Born 1789 
    Gender Male 
    Book Reference 7842  
    Died 31 Mar 1867 
    Notes 
    • From: History and Map of Danby
      COLVIN, BENAJAH, son of Stephen Colvin, m. Huldah, a da. of Joseph Irish,
      and settled where his son Nelson now lives. She dying, he next m. Hannah,
      da. of Gilbert Palmer. He was a fine, sturdy, gallant, honorable man, and
      was the friend of all. He possessed a rugged constitution, which he
      fully retained through life. He was a very active, thrifty farmer, and by
      economy and industry he acquired a good property. He was killed in the
      spring of 1867, while falling a tree in the woods, at the age of 80. He
      was capable of doing a good day's work at this advanced age. He was a
      quiet, domestic man, and a good citizen, and retained his mental, as well
      as physical ability to the last.
      His last wife died in 18??. His family consists of three boys and two
      girls: Stephen, m. Mary Wilder; Nelson; Joel; Elsie and Huldah.
    Person ID I01549  Irish
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2008 

    Father Stephen Colvin 
    Family ID F6483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Palmer 
    Family ID F6489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Huldah Irish,   b. Abt 1789 
    Married 26 Jul 1810 
    Children 
     1. Nelson Colvin
     2. Stephen Colvin
     3. Joel Colvin,   b. 1815,   d. 18 Mar 1881  (Age 66 years)
     4. Elsie Colvin
     5. Huldah Colvin
    Family ID F0833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007069] History and Map of Danby.

    2. [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.