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Benjamin Franklin McGrew

Male 1894 - 1954  (60 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin McGrew  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 19 Jan 1894  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Mar 1954  [2
    Buried Mount Horeb Cemetery, Seminary, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • When he registered for the World War I draft, he was a resident of Seminary, Mississipi and was farming 3 miles west of that place. He was single, of medium heighth and slender, with gray eyes and dark hair.
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Mississippi, Covington County, Beat One Seminary
      Enumerated 10 Jan 1920
      SD 6 ED 2 Sheet 5B
      82-89
      McGrew, Benjamin Franklin Head M W 25 M Miss Miss Miss Farmer
      McGrew, C. Irene Wf F W 16 M Miss Miss Miss
      McGrew, B ennie Son M W 11/12 S Miss Miss Miss
    Person ID I3592  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Wood Hathorn McGrew,   b. 14 May 1873, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1957, Collins, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Annie Jane Lott,   b. 4 Nov 1869, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1948, Seminary, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1891  [3, 5
    • Wynema McGrew notes that their marriage was arranged by her parents, worried their daughter would remain a spinster. Wood and Annie were third cousins. The marriage was stormy, even though it lasted more than 30 years and produced seven children. They ultimately divorced around 1926.
    Family ID F1787  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family C. Irene Aultman,   b. 6 Sep 1903, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1994  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1918  Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935

      Irene Aultman to Frank McGrew 1 Jul 1918 Covington
    Children 
     1. Bennie McGrew,   b. 15 Dec 1919, Covington County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1973  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F10556  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1918 - Covington County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S487] Ancestry.com - U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 39679986 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Mississippi, Covington County, Twp 7, Beat 1 Enumerated 25 Apr 1910 SD 6 ED 2 Sheet 6B 106-107 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Mississippi, Covington County, Beat One Seminary Enumerated 10 Jan 1920 SD 6 ED 2 Sheet 5B 82-89 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S202] McGrew, Wynema THE JAMES McGREW FAMILY (1744-1797) Second Edition, 1999, p. 86 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S57] Ancestry.com - Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935.