Benjamin Murrell Hague

17 July 1834–30 January 1919 (Age 84)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Benjamin Murrell

When Benjamin Murrell Hague was born on 17 July 1834, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Madison Hague, was 33 and his mother, Mary Pauline "Polly" Routh, was 28. He married Elizabeth Caldonia Berry on 13 January 1855, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yerington, Lyon, Nevada, United States in 1880 and Fresno, Fresno, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 January 1919, at the age of 84.

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Benjamin Murrell Hague
Elizabeth Caldonia Berry
Marriage: 13 January 1855
Rufus Campbell Hague
Berry Madison Hague
Franklin Merle Hague
Mary McDowell Hague
Caldora Eva Hague
Sonora Quillen Hague
Della Pearl Hague
Vaudrey Clair Hague

Spouse and Children

13 January 1855
Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States


    Rufus Campbell Hague



    Franklin Merle Hague


    Mary McDowell Hague



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Hague


    Mary Pauline "Polly" Routh




    William Anderson Hague


    Elizabeth Caroline Hague



    Nancy Emoline Hague


    Joseph Murrell Hague


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 28

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly South Yorkshire): variant spelling of Haigh or Haig .2 Irish (County Cavan): variant spelling of Haig .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benj M Hague Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamine Hague, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin M Hague, "United States Census, 1880"

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