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Benjamin Lankford[1]

Male 1798 - 1886  (87 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Lankford  [2, 3
    Born 17 Nov 1798  Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Resided 1850  Brinkley, Somerset, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Resided 1860  Lawsons District, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Appointed 1861  [2
    Member, Maryland Senate 
    Resided 1880  Lawsons, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    FamilySearch ID KFRH-JMY 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KFRH-JMY 
    Died 11 Nov 1886  Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I2470  Main
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 

    Father Benjamin Lankford,   b. 12 Sep 1758, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Sarah Archabel Smith,   b. 1762, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1782  Coventry Parish Church, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F3949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Porter,   b. 13 Aug 1806,   d. 11 Nov 1883, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1822  Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Benjamin and Susan appear on the 1860 census of Somerset Co., MD: he is shown as a 62 year old farmer, she is 54 and in the household #954 is Mary 19, Susan 17 and Cornelia 10. [2]
    Children 
     1. Henry Smith Lankford,   b. 30 Jan 1823, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1905, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Julia Anne Lankford,   b. 25 Feb 1825, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1898  (Age 73 years)
     3. John Louis Lankford,   b. 21 Oct 1826, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1869, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Benjamin F. Lankford,   b. 25 Dec 1827, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1908, Princess Anne, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Sarah Ann Lankford,   b. 29 Aug 1830, , Somerset, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 67 years)
     6. Charles A Lankford,   b. 19 Mar 1837, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1862, Somerset, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Mary Martha Lankford,   b. 5 Oct 1839, , Somerset, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1918, , Somerset, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Susan Frances Lankford,   b. 11 Jan 1842, , Somerset, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1938, Capeville, Northampton, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Cornelia Josephine Lankford,   b. 14 Jun 1849, , Somerset Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1929  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F1020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin was a member of the Maryland Senate in 1861 when it was locked up to prevent the state's legislature from passing the Ordinance of Secession. (C. Hayward Marshall & William Marshall Scott) [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S715] Barbara Cox - GHOTES web site, Barbara Cox, (December 2001), http://www.esva.net/ghotes/whittington/d0/i0001274.htm#i1275.

    3. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jun 2020), entry for Benjamin Lankford, person ID KFRH-JMY.

    4. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jun 2020), entry for Benjamin Lankford, person ID KFRH-JMY.
      ;Contributor: annapinckardibarra, annapinckardibarra@yahoo.com

    5. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jun 2020), entry for Benjamin Lankford, person ID KFRH-JMY.
      ;Contributor: sally.tomson

    6. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jun 2020), entry for Benjamin Lankford, person ID KHL4-C96.
      ;The Powell Family by Ruth Dryden.
      Contributor: Dorothy's gal, dottiespearl@hotmail.com

    7. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jun 2020), entry for Benjamin Lankford, person ID KFRH-JMY.
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