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Re: Thomas Benge b. 1734 parents?
Posted by: Carole Benge Sanstad Date: June 02, 2000 at 15:51:26
In Reply to: Re: Thomas Benge b. 1734 parents? by Sharon Peel of 1295

This is what I have come up with so far.
Generation 1

Thomas Byng, Of, Wrotham, Co., Kent, England
B: Abt 1477
D: Aft 1509
M: Abt 1506
Joan Hicks
B: Abt 1481
1.+John Byng
2.Rebeccah Byng b.abt 1510 m.Henry Goddard abt 1530 Ruking, Kent,
3-11. unknown sons

Generation 2

John Byng, Of Wrotham, Kent, Eng
B: Abt 1510
M: 1537 Wrotham, Kent,Eng
Agnes Spencer
B: Abt 1510, Essex, Eng
1.+Robert Byng
2.Thomas Byng b: abt 1540 m.Catharine Randall or Randolph 1571
1.Henry 2.Andrew 8 unknown sons and 2 unknown daughters

Generation 3

Robert Byng, Of Wrotham, Kent, Eng
B: Abt 1540
D: 2 Sep 1595
M: Abt 1560
M1.Frances Hill
B: Abt 1540
D: Abt
1.George b: abt 1556 d: 1616 Kent, Eng
2.John b: abt 1558
3. Francis b: abt 1560
4.Robert b: abt 1569
M2.Mary Maynard 1570
B: abt 1550 Kent, England
6.Anne b: abt 1573
7. John b: abt 1570
8. Frances b: abt 1570

Generation 4

William Byng or Binge or Benge
B: Abt 1571, Of Wrotham, Kent, England
D: in America
M: in England
Came to Virginia in 1619 on the Marygold
Mrs. Benge
1.+John Benge

Generation 5

John Benge
B: abt 1615
Mrs. Benge
1.+Robert Benge
2.Richard Benge

Generation 6

Robert Benge
B: Abt 1665, Of James Citty County, VA
Mrs. Benge
1.+Thomas Benge
2.unknown Benge

Generation 7
Thomas Benge
B: abt 1710
Martha unknown
4.John (Trader John)Ml.Elizabeth Lewis M2.Princess Wurteh

Generation 8

Thomas Benge, Jr
B: abt 1734/38, Albermarle, VA
D: 1811, Wilkes Co., NC
M: abt 1760 Albermarle Co., VA
Susannah Lewis d/o William Terrill Lewis & Sarah (Sallie) Martin
Susannah’s sister, Elizabeth married John “Trader John” Benge, brother
of Thomas. “Trader John” also had an indian wife named Wurteh whose
son Robert “Captain Benge” “Chief Bench” grew up to be the most
notorious Cherokee in history.
B: 1742, Hanover Co, VA
D: abt 1825, Foot of Brushy Mtn, Wilkes Co, NC
2.+David “King David”
3.James b.abt 1763 d.1818 m.Sarah Cheeks
4.William L. b.1765(occupation hatter) m. Elizabeth Banks
5. Thomas b.1767 m. Tempey Brown
6. Nancy b.1780 m.Anderson Bryant
7.Mary b.abt 1773 m.Zachariah Ray
8.Anne b:abt 1775
9.Elizabeth b.1775 d:aft 1850 of Fayette, GA m.Abel Sparks
10.Richard b.abt 1769 d: 1860 Panola Co., MS m.Jane Hinshaw(orphan)
11.Sarah “Sally” b.1769 m.George Gray
12.Susannah b.1779 m.John Martin
13.George (Micajah) b: abt 1781
Generation 9

David “King David” Benge
B: Aug 1760, Albermarle, VA
D: 3 Mar 1854, Clay, KY
M: 1783, North Carolina
Lucretia/Lucinda Perry (The Perry family were early settlers in Eastern KY)
B: abt 1770
D: abt 1845
They lived for awhile in Wilkes County, North Caroline before coming
to Kentucky near the Lewis family in Wilkes and Surrey Counties. David
is said to be at least quarter or more Indian. David entered the army during
the Revolutionary War from Wilkes County, North Carolina. He served in
Captain Alexander Gordon’s Company in Colonel Armstrong’s Regiment.
He fought at Kings Mountain, Guil Fords Court House and was in siege of
Charleston, South Carolina.
During the War of 1812 he was in Company A, 7th Kentucky, Captain
Thomas McGilton, company commander, who was first sheriff of Clay
County. Lt. Abner Baker, Executive Officer, was first Circuit Court Clerk.
A Company, 7th Kentucky was made up of Clay County men. They
fought at the Battle of Thames October 5, 1813 and some of these same
men were at New Orleans with Andrew Jackson, January 8, 1815.
1.Joel b.1786 NC d:1 Dec 1866 Rockcastle Co., KY
2.Sarah b.1787 KY m. Alexander Bales, moved with Thomas &
Dorcas to Indiana & Iowa
3.Elizabeth “Bettie” b.1790
4.Anna b.1795 Madison, KY
5.+John David “Jackie” Benge
6.William “Bugger Bill” b.1799 Madison KY Burial:Cupp Cem/Near
Byron, Clay, KY
7.Thomas b.1801 m.Dorcas Bales, moved to: Indiana 1819/Iowa 1832
8.Micajah b.1802 Madison, KY
9.Lewis Franklin b.8 July 1805 Madison, KY d: 26 Sept 1900 Burial:
Benge Cem., Byron, Clay, KY
10.Nancy b.1807 Madison, KY
11.Lucinda b.1809 Madison, KY
12.David “Long Dave” b: May 1816, Clay KY d:1903

Generation 10

John David “Jackie” Benge
B: 1797, NC
D: Bef 1860, Clay Co, KY (Drowned)
M: 9 Jan 1817, Clay Co., KY
Philadelphia Ann “Delphia Harrison (widow of Hardy Hart) d/o James
Harrison & Lydia “Liddie” Bottoms
B: abt 1800, Virginia
John David Benge came to Kentucky before the Revolutionary War.
He came here has a surveyor but returned to Virginia. When
the war was over, he married Philadelphia Ann Harrison and returned to
Kentucky County, Forgertown area.
1.Martha “Patsy” Harrison b.15 Feb 1825 d.1 Jun 1900 Bar
Creek,Clay Co., KY
2.+David “Smiling Dave”
3.Lydia Ann “Ludie” b. bef 1818
4.Nancy Ann b.abt 1828
5.Evaline b. 1832 burial: Hayresburg Cem., Clay Co., KY
6.Melvina Ann “Bina” b.abt 1836
7.James Lewis “Jim Crow” b.1840 Clay, KY
8.Virginia M. “Jennie” b.1843
9.Eliza Jane or Ann P. b.Mar 1835 d.abt 1902
10.Lucinda b.1822 KY d:aft 1850 Jackson Co., KY
11.Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” “Betty” b.before 1822
12.Sallie Ann b: before 1814 KY

The + indicates my direct line.
Hope this helps. Cousin Carole


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