Re: James & Elizabeth Benefiel (IN. to NE)
Well, I don't know if this will help you or not BUT:My G-g-grandmother was Sally Ann Benefiel Ridgway.Daughter of John William and Rebecca Summers Benefiel of IN.Sally Ann married Daniel Ridgway in IN, they had nine children (The youngest being my G-grandmother, Esther Mae) and eventually moved to Star, Holt Co., NE during the Homestead Act.John's brother was named William.Do you know WHERE in NE James and Elizabeth lived?I could look up info. for you if you are interested.It is a very good poss. that we are cousins!
Let me know if you find any more information or if I can help out in any way.