Benjamin Franklin Washburn the first was born 10/15/1814 Pr, in Vermont. He was married to Elizabeth Ruth, born 3/10/1840, she died 5/13/1886. buried Sand Prairie Cemetry, Blue River Hwy. 60, Wisconsin. His brothers were Seth, James M. and William. He had sons, Rueben, Frederick, George, and Irvin, and one daughter Sarah. According to the information I have, Eli King Washburn is his father, but I can't confirm this, and I also have 2 other names that might also be his father, any information will help.