Amanda E. Green1

#1939, (6 November 1844 - 3 February 1918)
RelationshipGrandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*Thomas S. Green1 (c 1811 - 1893)
Mother*Mary Marrs1 (1808 - 1879)


John L Benner b. 1838, d. 1908
Children 1.Louisa Benner+10 (c 1870 - )
 2.Mary Benner10 (c 1872 - )
 3.Parthena Benner+10 (c 1877 - )
Her married name was Benner.2 
Birth*6 November 1844She was born on 6 November 1844 at IllinoisG; (but age 4 in 1850 census and age 14 in 1860 census.)3 
2 October 1850She appeared on the census of 2 October 1850 in the household of Thomas S. Green and Mary Marrs at Franklin Co., IllinoisG, age 4, b. IL; (Twp. not stated; sons James and Manuel also appear in the 27 Sep 1850 listing for James and Catherine Bailey, fam. 383; neis. Catherine Duckworth and 8 children, fam. 479.)4
27 June 1860She appeared on the census of 27 June 1860 in the household of Thomas S. Green and Mary Marrs, age 14, b. IL.5
Marriage*18 August 1865She married John L Benner on 18 August 1865 at Posey Co., IndianaG.2 
1 June 1870She and John L Benner appeared on the census of 1 June 1870 at Black Hawk Mills P.O., Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (neis. Jacob Winemiller, John J Martin(.6 
24 June 1880She and John L Benner appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (nei. bro. James Benner (27), father b. Wurtemberg.)7 
15 April 1910She appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 in the household of Samuel M Jones and Louisa Benner at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, mother-in-law, age 64, wid., b. IL, parents b. VA, 5 children, 2 living; Ellen Crunk, fam. 3; Thompson and Elizabeth Lewis (Amanda's sister), fam. 5, Wm. and Minnie Lewis, fam. 8.8 
Death*3 February 1918She died on 3 February 1918 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 73.3,9 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. hh of stepmother Mary and father Thomas Green, Franklin Cty IL Oct 2 1850.
  2. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online, Amanda Green and John L Benner, marr.18 Aug 1865, Posey Co. Posey County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office, Book C- 5, OS, p. 223.
  3. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, Year 1918, Roll 4, img. 358/2054. No. 6338. Amanda E Benner, wid. of John L Benner, b. IL 6 Nov 1844, dau. of Tom Green and Mary Gireen, both b. IL; d. Black Twp., Posey Co. IN, 3 Feb 1918, age 43y 2m 27d, lobar pneumonia; inf. Sam Jervis; bur. Old Union Cemetery 4 Feb 1918, online
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas S (39), farmer, b. VA; Mary (43), b. VA.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas (41), farmer, b. VA, real estate value $1000, personal estate $300; Mary (51), b. VA.
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John L (32), farmer, b. IN; Amanda S (22), b. IL.
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. John L (42), farmer, b. and mother b. IN, father b. Wurtemberg [sic]; Amanda (33), keeping house, b. IL, parents b. VA.
  8. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel M (37), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Louisa (39), b. and parents b. IN, 7 children, 5 living; marr. 12 yrs.
  9. [S362] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database], online, Amanda Benner, age 73, d. Marrs Tshp., 3 Feb 1918; citing book H-6 on page 6 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
  10. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.