Family of Benjamin Wean (1830-1893)
Seeking information on the ancestry of Benjamin Wean who mostly resided in Hunterdon and Morris Counties, NJ. Born appx. 1830. The 1851 record of marriages attested to by the Town Clerk of Washington Township, Morris County included Benjamin Wean’s marriage on 21 May 1851 lists his age as 21, his residence as Hunterdon County, his occupation as
mason and his father as Peter Wean.It also states that his bride was Martha Elizabeth Perry, her age as 15, her residence as Morris County, Washington and her father as Garret Perry, deceased.The celebrant was H. Whitfield Hunt of Schooley’s Mountain and the place of the marriage was Pleasant Grove.Served with Co. A, 15th Infantry Regiment, N.J. enlisting 22 July 1862 in Hunterdon County. Mustered out on 22 June 1865 Hall’s Hill, VA. Died 26 Jan. 1893 in Kearny, NJ.