Re: Benson Card
Phil, I've made a little headway, but haven't found maiden name.Maybe the following will be of help to further your research
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11-24-1867 Vincant CARD m Mary ADCOCK, Barry Co MO
It looks like the clerk misunderstood his name.
1860 Mc Dowell, Barry Co MO
Jashnay [Joshua] 57 TN
Mary 45 TN
BLACK, Peator 16 TN [Patterson?]
CAIN, Catherine 14 TN
abt 1845 Joshua ADCOCK m. Mrs Mary BLACK, Union Co IL
Why no exact date, I do not know.
1850 Union Co IL
Joshua 48 NC
Mary 31 TN
Patterson 6 [possibly Mary's maiden name?]
all b TN
Mary CARD filed for Benson's Mexican War Pension file 8-6-1891; he served Co C, 3rd IL Inf.This file should give you your answers.