Benjamin Hesson

#1851, (29 March 1807 - 24 May 1888)
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*John Hesson1 (1781 - 1861)
Mother*Sarah Simpson1 (1791 - b 1861)

Family

Elizabeth Tuley b. 1811, d. 1896
Children 1.Rachel H. Hesson+14 (c 1833 - c 1909)
 2.Sarah Melinda Hesson14 (c 1835 - c 1909)
 3.Elizabeth Melissa Hesson14 (c 1835 - c 1849)
 4.Martha Hesson14 (c 1837 - c 1910)
 5.Daniel Benjamin Hesson+15 (c 1839 - 1896)
 6.John V. Hesson14 (c 1843 - 1863)
 7.America Lucinda Hesson+14 (c 1845 - 1917)
 8.Christine Elizabeth Hesson+14 (c 1847 - c 1926)
 9.Amanda Josephine Hesson+14 (c 1850 - c 1911)
 10.William T. Hesson+14 (c 1852 - )
Birth*29 March 1807He was born on 29 March 1807 at KentuckyG.2,3 
1810He appeared on the census of 1810 in the household of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson at Campbell Twp., Campbell Co., KentuckyG, m (10); nei. Elison Williams.4 
7 August 1820He appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 in the household of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson at Covington, Campbell Co., KentuckyG; nei. Ignatious Simpson.5 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson at Grass Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (head of hh ordered by first letter of surname.)6 
Marriage*5 March 1831He married Elizabeth Tuley, daughter of John Tuley and Rachel Stephens, on 5 March 1831 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.7 
1 August 1839Benjamin Hesson acquired real estate on 1 August 1839 from the Vincennes land offfice of 40 acres.8 
1840He and Elizabeth Tuley appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaG; nei. of brother John Hesson Jr.9 
4 September 1850He and Elizabeth Tuley appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (neis. Wire, Wright, Emmons, Alf. and Amer. Hesson, John and Sarah Hesson.)10 
16 August 1860He and Elizabeth Tuley appeared on the census of 16 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (nei. John and Nancy Hesson, Wm and Susannah Hesson, John Tuley, Benj Bridges and Hannah.)11 
17 June 1870He and Elizabeth Tuley appeared on the census of 17 June 1870 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.12 
9 June 1880He and Elizabeth Tuley appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.13 
Death*24 May 1888He died on 24 May 1888 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, at age 81.3 
Burial*circa 27 May 1888He was buried circa 27 May 1888 at Hesson Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.3 

Citations

  1. [S245] Lewisjd38, compiler, "Lewis jd Family Tree"; online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties (Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885), p. 553: "Daniel Hesson, a native of the county in which he is yet a resident, was born June 29, 1839, being the fifth in a family of ten children born to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Tuley) Hesson, both parents being natives of Kentucky."
  3. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, large standing marker. Benjamin J Hesson, b. 29 May 1807, d. 24 May 1888, son of John & Sarah Hesson. Narrative: spouse Elizabeth Tuley Hesson (1811 - 1896); children: Daniel B Hesson (1839 - 1896), John V Hesson (1843 - 1863), Lucinda Hesson Frakes (1845 - 1917), Christene Elizabeth Hesson Jones (1846 - 1928). Hesson Cemetery, Spencer Co. IN. Memorial 43978574, created and photo added by David Bays, maintained by Linda Dunlap.
  4. [S238] 1810 U.S. Federal Census. John Hesen (26-44); F (16-25) [Sarah]; 1 m <10 [Benjamin]; 1 f <10 [Elizabeth].
  5. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. John (26-44); F (26-44) [Sarah]; 1 m 10-15 [Benjamin], 2 m <10 [John, poss. Gideon or Samuel]; 1 f 10-15 [Elizabeth], 2 f <10 [Margaret, Nancy]; 8 total.
  6. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. John (40-49); F (40-49) [Sarah]; 1 m 20-29 [Benjamin], 2 m 10-14 [John (actually at least 15), ____], 2 m 5-9 [Gideon, Samuel], 2 m <5 [Alfred, William]; 1 f 10-14 [Nancy], 1 f 5-9 [Margaret]; 11 total.
  7. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Elisabeth Tooley [Tuley] and Benjamin Harsin [Hesson]. marr. 5 Mar 1831, Spencer Co. FHL, Salt Lake City, UT. OS Page: 1321758 - 1321759.
  8. [S658] U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, online http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx, Names On Document: Benjamin Hesson; Land Office: Vincennes; US Reservations: No; Mineral Reservations: No; Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566); Document Nr: 23207; Total Acres: 40.00; BLM Serial Nr: IN NO S/N; Land Descriptions: Indiana, 2nd PM, Tshp 5 South, Range 6 West, Aliquot SW 1/4 of SE 1/4, Section 22.
    Assumed to be John Sr.'s son, same date as Patent for John Sr. and William C. Hesson.
  9. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (30-39); F (20-29) [Elizabeth]; 1 m <5 [Daniel]; 1 f 15-19 [____], 3 f 5-9 [Sarah, Rachel, Elizabeth], 1 f <5 [Martha].
  10. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (44), farmer, b. KY, real estate value $600; Elizabeth (38), b. KY.
  11. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (54), own $3000 farm, b. KY; Elizabeth (54), b. KY.
  12. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (63), b. KY, farmer; Elizabeth (58), b. KY.
  13. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (73), b. KY, parents b. MD farmer; Elizabeth (69), b. and mother b. KY, father b. VA; George (14), nephew, b. IN, parents b. KY.
  14. [S239] Tuley Family Tree, racelander64, owner, online Ancestry.com.
  15. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, tall standing marker. Daniel Hesson, b. Jun. 29, 1839; d. Jan. 15, 1896. Contributed information: son of Benjamin H Hesson (1807 - 1888) and Elizabeth Tuley Hesson (1811 - ____), marr. Margrette Cockriel Hesson (1837 - 1915). Bur. Hesson Cemetery, Spencer Co. IN. Memorial 43978490, maintained by Linda Dunlap, originally created by and photo added by David Bays.