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Benjamin Branch Harvey (b. 21 May 1815, d. 1895)Benjamin Branch Harvey24297, 24298, 24299, 24300 was born 21 May 1815 in Hampshire County, VA24301, 24302, 24303, 24304, and died 1895 in Indian Territory-(later OK)24305, 24306, 24307, 24308.He married Margaret Copple on 15 Nov 1868 in Walnut Hill, Marion County, IL24309, 24310, 24311, daughter of John William Copple and Mary Elizabeth Garren.
Notes for Benjamin Branch Harvey:
Father: Zachariah HARVEY b: ABT. 1795/Mother: Elizabeth Betsy WARD b: ABT. 1796
Note: Moved to Tazwell Co., Illinois [1832?]. After death of Mother in 183 5 moved to Jefferson Co., Illinois.
Rome Post Office--Jefferson Co., 1860 Census Report
Moved to Indian Territory [Oklahoma], about 1880 and settled in what i s today Wagoner Co., Oklahoma. He brought his youngest son, W.B., from his first marriage with him.
BB was befriended by a Cherokee gentleman who's last name was Cobb. M r. Cobb was a large land owner, and rented BB a farm east of Wagoner i n the Grand River bottom where he spent the balance of his life. He w as buried near a smallchurch (Rock Church Cem.,) in that area. Durin g WWII, the Corp of Engineers built a large lake on the Grand River [F ort Gibson Lake] and all the small coutry cemeteries were moved t o a new location south of Wagoner and the cemeterymed Pioneer Cemetery . The graves of BB and Margaret and most of the children are locate d in this cemetery.
Birth: 21 MAY 1815 in Hampshire Co., VA now WV. Quality: 0
Census: 1850 Jefferson Co., IL Quality: 0
Census: 1860 Jefferson Co., IL Quality: 0
Census: 1870 Jefferson Co., IL Quality: 0
Occupation: Farmer Quality: 0
Religion: Charter Mem. of the Pleasant Hill Church 1852 Quality: 0
Death: 1893 in Wagoner Co., Indian Territory, OK Quality: 0
Burial: Pioneer Cem., Wagoner Co., OK Quality: 0
More About Benjamin Branch Harvey:
Ancestral File #: SXMF-GW.24312, 24313
Burial: Pioneer Cemetery-Wagner, OK.24314, 24315, 24316, 24317
More About Benjamin Branch Harvey and Margaret Copple:
Marriage: 15 Nov 1868, Walnut Hill, Marion County, IL.24318, 24319, 24320
Children of Benjamin Branch Harvey and Margaret Copple are:
- Benjamin Franklin Harvey, b. 03 Oct 1870, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, IL24321, 24322, 24323.
- Charles Edgar Harvey, b. 07 Apr 1872, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, IL24324, 24325, 24326.
- James Hilliary Harvey, b. 10 Nov 1873, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, IL24327, 24328, 24329.
- Rose Ella Harvey, b. Abt. 187524330, 24331, 24332, 24333.