Re: James Bennington, Monroe Co., Indiana
My 2nd great grandfather was John L Bennington b 16 Jan 1853 in OH. He married Sarah Catherine Young b 4 Sept 1860 in Unionville Monroe co IN. They were married on 16 Jan 1879. Her mother was Elizabeth McClung b 23 Feb 1831 In monroe Co IN..
Her father and mother were Hugh McClung and Nancy Wilson
Hugh was born in Va in 1801 and died in Lucas Co IA in 1849.
Nancy Wilson McClung was b 1804 in Tn and died in Monroe co IN in 1892.
Hughs's father was William b 1758 s/o Mathew Sr b in Ireland1728 s/o William b 1706 Ireland s/o James b abt 1670 Ireland s/o James.
Bennington's John L Bennington was s/o Elder John Crafton Bennington. He married Sarah Catherine Brandon.
His mother was Sarah Crafton and father Nehemiah Bennington. Nehemiah was also married to Mary Higgins
John L Bennington died in 1884. Possible by lightning.
his wife Sarah Catherine then Married Able Voyles.
Elizabeth McClung, her mother and Sarah and Sarah's daughter Elsia Bennington Gebard (my great grandmother),are all buried in the Young Family Cemetary in Unionville Monroe Co IN.