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  • ID: I00127
  • Name: Benjamin Wylie Coonfield
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 OCT 1844 in Ripley Co Crossroads Indiana
  • Death: 6 JUL 1914 in McLellan Co Waco TX
  • Change Date: 8 OCT 2003
  • Note:
    Name: BENJAMIN W COONFIELD
    Date: 01 Nov 1875
    Location: CA, Amador
    Document #: 101
    Serial #: CACAAA 053956
    Sale Type: Homestead
    Meridian or Watershed: MD
    Parcel: Township 005N, Range 010E, Section 29
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    Household:1880
    Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
    Ben COONFIELD Self M Male W 35 IN Farmer KY KY
    Marthe F. COONFIELD Wife M Female W 36 IN Keeping House KY VA
    George W. COONFIELD Son S Male W 13 AR IN IN
    John R. COONFIELD Son S Male W 12 AR IN IN
    Benjmin COONFIELD Son S Male W 11 AR IN IN
    Mary A. COONFIELD Dau S Female W 7 AR IN IN
    Albert B. COONFIELD Son S Male W 5 AR IN IN
    Jackson E. COONFIELD Son S Male W 4 AR IN IN
    Margret COONFIELD Dau S Female W 3 AR IN IN
    Thomas O. COONFIELD Son S Male W 8M AR IN IN
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    Source Information:
    Census Place Anderson, Benton, Arkansas
    Family History Library Film 1254038
    NA Film Number T9-0038

    and again on the 1900 census but in
    1910 BEN remarried to Polly Stephenson and they lived in Chelsea, Rogers, OK

    1910 United States Federal Census
    Name: Benjamin W Coonfield
    [Benjemine W Comfield]
    Age in 1910: 65
    Estimated birth year: abt 1845
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Indiana
    Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
    Spouse's name: Pollie S
    Home in 1910: Chelsea Ward 4, Rogers, Oklahoma
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Benjamin W Coonfield 65
    Pollie S Coonfield 32
    Charles R Coonfield 9
    Emma G Coonfield 5

    1900 United States Federal Census
    Name: Benjamin Coonfield
    Home in 1900: Mason Valley, Benton, Arkansas
    Age: 55
    Estimated birth year: abt 1845
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Spouse's name: Palley s
    Race: White
    Occupation: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Benjamin Coonfield 55
    Palley s Coonfield 22
    Thomas O Coonfield 20
    Jackson E Coonfield 25
    Viola A Coonfield 19
    Margret B Coonfield 1
    George Peng 60

    BENJAMIN WYLIE5 COONFIELD (ISAAC BENJAMIN COONFIELD4 JR, ISAAC COONFIELD3 SR, ROBERT J.2 COONFELDT, CHRISTOPHER1 CONFELD) was born October 21, 1844 in RIPLEY CO, CROSSROADS, INDIANA, and died July 6, 1914 in MCLENNAN CO, WACO, TEXAS. He met (1) MARTHA FRANCES YOUNG October 26, 1865 in Johnson Co., Indiana. She was born November 25, 1841 in INDIANA, and died August 15, 1897 in BENTON CO, VAUGHN, ARKANSAS. He married (2) POLLY SAMANTHA STEPHENSON December 8, 1897 in BENTON CO, VAUGHN, ARKANSAS. She was born December 16, 1876 in ARKANSAS, and died WFT Est. 1908-1970. BENJAMIN WYLIE'S OCCUPATION WAS A FRUIT FARMER. HE WAS LIGHT COMPLECTED, BROWN EYES, LIGHT BROWN HAIR, 5'53/4" TALL

    HE SERVED IN THE CIVIL WAR UNDER SHERMAN. ENROLLED AT LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY ON OCTOBER 6TH 1864 AS A PRIVATE, CO "F", 85TH REGIMENT INDIANA INFANTRY DISCHARGED ON JULY 17, 1865, IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

    MARRIED IN BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS BY S.J. GRIFFITH, J.P.

    1913-1916 DIRECTORY LISTING IN WACO, TX
    505 LASALLE, WACO, TX
    DECLARATION FOR PENSION FILLED OUT ON MARCH 4TH, 1907 STATED THAT HE MOVED TO BENTON CO, AR IN JUNE 1856 THEN MOVED TO JOHNSON CO, INDIANA IN MARCH 1862 THEN MOVED TO BENTON CO, AR THEN TO CHELSEA, OK.

    PENSIONER CERTIFICATE # 643873

    BURIED: POTTERFIELD CMTY

    BIRTH: MCLENNAN CO, WACO, TEXAS

    BIRTH: Fact 3

    BIRTH: TEXAS VS DEATH CERT# 16006

    BIRTH: Fact 4

    BIRTH: OCCUPATION: FRUIT FARMER

    BIRTH: Fact 5

    BIRTH: CIVIL WAR APPLICATION

    BIRTH: Fact 6

    BIRTH: LIVED IN: IN, AR, OK, TX

    BIRTH: More About BENJAMIN WYLIE COONFIELD:

    BIRTH: Fact 1: See Note Page

    BIRTH: Notes for MARTHA FRANCES YOUNG:

    LISTED IN THE 1880 CENSUS IN BENTON CO., ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, ARKANSAS, MARTHA SHOWED AS BEING BORN IN INDIANA, HER FATHER WAS LISTED AS BORN IN KENTUCKY AND HER MOTHER WAS LISTED AS BEING BORN IN VIRGINIA. yet that is not what he put on his census.

    BURIED: COFFELT CEMETARY
    BENTON CO, VAUGHN, ARKANSAS

    Marriage Notes for BENJAMIN COONFIELD and MARTHA YOUNG: October 26, 1865

    BIRTH: Johnson Co., Indiana

    BIRTH: Death of one spouse August 15, 1897

    BIRTH: BENTON CO, VAUGHN, ARKANSAS

    BIRTH: Notes for POLLY SAMANTHA STEPHENSON:

    BIRTH: POLLY SAMANTHA STEPHENSON HAD 1 DAUGHTER PRIOR TO HER MARRIAGE TO BENJAMIN WYLIE COONFIELD. DAUGHTER WAS NAMED CLEO STEPHENSON. AFTER THEIR MARRIAGE CLEO USED THE NAME OF COONFIELD INSTEAD OF STEPHENSON.

    IN THE 1900 CENSUS IN BENTON CO., MASON VALLEY, ARKANSAS
    POLLY'S FATHER WAS LISTED AS BEING BORN IN ILLINOIS AND HER MOTHER WAS LISTED AS BEING BORN IN KENTUCKY

    SAMANTHA APPLIED FOR PENSION FROM BENJAMIN ON AUGUST 29, 1914 IN WACO, TEXAS. SHE WAS LISTED AS LIVING AT 625 LASALLE ST.
    : SHE ALSO STATED THAT SHE HAD NEVER BEEN PREVIOUSLY MARRIED.

    ON DECEMBER 5TH, 1914 SAMANTHA LISTED HER STREET ADDRESS AS 1600 OWENS STREET, WACO, TEXAS.

    BIRTH: Marriage Notes for BENJAMIN COONFIELD and POLLY STEPHENSON:

    BIRTH: Marriage December 08, 1897

    BIRTH: BENTON CO, VAUGHN, ARKANSAS

    BIRTH: Death of one spouse July 06, 1914

    BIRTH: MCLENNAN CO, WACO, TEXAS

    BIRTH: Marriage Fact December 08, 1897

    BIRTH: BOOK E, PG 221, BENTON CO, RECORDS




    Father: Isaac Benjamin Coonfield b: 11 MAY 1808 in KY
    Mother: Lydia Epperson b: 16 JUL 1815

    Marriage 1 Martha Epperson?

      Marriage 2 Martha Anne Frances Young b: 25 NOV 1841 in Indiana
      • Married: 26 OCT 1865 in Johnson County, Indiana
      Children
      1. Has No Children James Fred Coonfield
      2. Has Children George Wm Coonfield b: 1867
      3. Has Children John Robert Coonfield b: 1867
      4. Has No Children Isaac Benjamin Coonfield b: 1869
      5. Has Children "Wally" Benjamin Wallace Coonfield b: 31 AUG 1870 in Anderson, Benton Co Arkansas
      6. Has Children Mary Ella Coonfield b: 1871
      7. Has Children Albert Barton Coonfield b: 1875 in widowed on 1920 census in Oklahoma
      8. Has Children Jackson Edward Coonfield b: 1875 in Benton Co AR
      9. Has No Children Margaret Ann Coonfield b: 1877
      10. Has Children Thomas Oliver Coonfield b: 1880 in aR

      Marriage 3 Polly Stephenson
      • Married: 1898
      Children
      1. Has No Children Charles Reuben Coonfield
      2. Has No Children Ruth Coonfield
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