Louisa Benjamin

about 1815–
Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Benjamin was born about 1815, in Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Benjamin, was 44 and her mother, Mary Jane Nulton, was 34. She married William Barton on 4 September 1841, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died in Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Barton
Louisa Benjamin
Marriage: 4 September 1841
Elmira Barton
William R. Barton
Moses Barton
Wilson Barton
Nancy Barton
William Barton
John Fletcher Barton
Mary Elizabeth Barton
Lydia E Barton

Spouse and Children

4 September 1841
Delaware, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: From the Hebrew scriptural name Binyamiyn, meaning son of days, son of old age, lucky son, son of the right hand, or son of good fortune. The nickname is Ben. Benjie is a Scottish name derived from Benjamin.

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Barton in household of William Barton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa Barton in household of William Barton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louisa Barton in household of William Barton, "United States Census, 1870"

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