I think you are related to Lawrence Bench, who was 1779 Surry, North Carolina, and died abt 1852 in Ross County,Ohio.He married Harriett.His father was Christopher Columbus Bench born 1760 in Berks Co, Pa Issue: 1. Daniel b.1805 md Winnie Driver 2. Lawrence b. 1808 NC md Sept 11, 1828, Nancy Stuckey 3. Nancy b. 1809 Ohio md Jan 31,1828 Bartholomew, Indiana William Banister 4. Lewis b. 1818 Ind md Jane Comer September 23, 1841 Indiana 5. Christopher b.1811 NC md Nancy Madden 6. James md Mar 22, 1828 Bartholomew, Indiana Catherine Banister, the sister of William (above) 7. Louisa md Nov 20,1824 William Madden 8. Elizabeth md Samuel Stuckey. I know your message was posted a few years ago. If you see this please contact me I would love to exchange Information, There are family stories about an Indian connection.