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Re: SAMUEL LUSK BENJEY, VA>HARLAN KY>WHITLEY KY
Posted by: Nancie Date: June 08, 1998 at 20:42:49
In Reply to: BENJEY, VA>HARLAN KY>WHITLEY KY by Nancie of 27

Descendants of Samuel Lusk Benjey


Generation No. 1

1. Samuel Lusk6 Benjey (William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born October 26, 1832 in Woodbine, KY, and died May 23, 1903 in Somerset, KY Buried in Pulaski Co.,. He married Elizabeth A. Dowis April 06, 1859 in Laurel Co., KY, daughter of Robert Dowis and Nancy Steele.

Notes
This information is from KENTUCKY PLACE NAMES by Robert M
Rennick. Mr. Rennick is or was a professor at Pikeville College. :
Lily (Laurel: Lihl/ee (Lily). This village with po is on US 25 and the
Laurel R, 6 mi s of London. The Post Office was established as White Lilly (sie) on
Sept 6 1855, with Samuel L. Benjey, postmaster,

Children of Samuel Benjey and Elizabeth Dowis are:
+ 2 i. Martha Kellen7 Benjey, born 1859 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died March 09, 1919 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY.
+ 3 ii. Robert Parks Benjey, born February 20, 1860 in Lynn Camp, KY; died September 02, 1919 in Gatliff, Whitley Co., KY Old Wallins/Masonic Cem.
+ 4 iii. William Frank Benjey, born August 26, 1862 in Lynn Camp Ck., Knox Co.,KY; died March 26, 1949 in Fabers, Whitley Co., Ky Steele Cemetary.
+ 5 iv. Gale D. Benjey, born August 09, 1868 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died November 12, 1941 in Loyall, Harlan Co., KY Rest Haven, Harlan, KY.
+ 6 v. Margaret Caladonia (Dona) Benjey, born 1875 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died in London, Laurel Co., KY.
+ 7 vi. Nancy E (Nanny) Benjey, born 1877 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died March 05, 1969 in Wallins Creek, Harlan Co., KY.
+ 8 vii. Laura E. Benjey, born November 1878 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died April 06, 1941 in Harlan Co., KY.
+ 9 viii. Grace Benjey, born October 29, 1897 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died December 03, 1966 in Harlan Co., KY.


Generation No. 2

2. Martha Kellen7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born 1859 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died March 09, 1919 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY. She married Francis Paris Gatliff 1883 in KY, son of John Gatliff and Luvica Jones.

Children of Martha Benjey and Francis Gatliff are:
+ 10 i. Oxie8 Gatliff.
11 ii. Robert (Boss) Gatliff, born 1880; died January 10, 1949 in Bell Co., KY. He married Never Married.

3. Robert Parks7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born February 20, 1860 in Lynn Camp, KY, and died September 02, 1919 in Gatliff, Whitley Co., KY Old Wallins/Masonic Cem. He married Sarah Frances Burnett April 18, 1878 in Barbourville, Knox Co., KY, daughter of Rev.John Burnett and Nancy Elam.

Children of Robert Benjey and Sarah Burnett are:
+ 12 i. Nora Cumi8 Benjey, born March 27, 1879 in Lynn Camp Ck., Whitley Co.,KY; died May 02, 1956 in Dayton, OH.
+ 13 ii. William Botner Benjey, born March 31, 1881 in Wilton, Knox Co., KY; died July 24, 1954 in Bunker Hill, Macoupin Co., IL.
+ 14 iii. Ira Guess Benjey, born November 12, 1883 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died October 21, 1953 in Corbin KY, Pleasant View, Cemetary.
+ 15 iv. Samuel Everett Benjey, born April 12, 1885 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died May 18, 1962 in Eubank,Pulaski Co., KY.
+ 16 v. Ellen Callie Benjey, born March 21, 1888 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY; died 1964 in Detroit Wayne Co., MI.
+ 17 vi. John Burnett Benjey, born July 29, 1890 in Elk Valley, Campbell Co., TN; died November 14, 1946 in Prestonburg, Floyd Co., KY.

4. William Frank7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born August 26, 1862 in Lynn Camp Ck., Knox Co.,KY, and died March 26, 1949 in Fabers, Whitley Co., Ky Steele Cemetary. He married (1) America Steele, daughter of Samuel Steele and Mary Underwood. He married (2) Armentha E. Unk.

Children of William Benjey and America Steele are:
+ 18 i. Bertha8 Benjey, born April 02, 1887; died October 28, 1984 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY Buried Corbin, Cem, Pine Hill.
+ 19 ii. James Frank Benjey, born May 31, 1890 in KY; died March 1978 in Newport, Campbell Co., KY.

5. Gale D.7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born August 09, 1868 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died November 12, 1941 in Loyall, Harlan Co., KY Rest Haven, Harlan, KY. He married Rosa Green 1895 in KY.

Children of Gale Benjey and Rosa Green are:
20 i. Leonah8 Benjey, born July 28, 1896 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY; died February 15, 1897 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY Dowis Chapel Cem.
+ 21 ii. Commadore D. Benjey, born December 17, 1897 in KY; died January 15, 1951 in Harlan Co., KY.
22 iii. Kattie Benjey, born February 04, 1900 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY; died April 14, 1900 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY Dowis Chapel Cem.
23 iv. Mona Sudie Benjey, born February 28, 1909 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY; died December 07, 1909 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY Dowis Chapel Cem.

6. Margaret Caladonia (Dona)7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born 1875 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died in London, Laurel Co., KY. She married Joseph Lenuel Norris 1895.

Children of Margaret Benjey and Joseph Norris are:
24 i. Lusk8 Norris.
+ 25 ii. Nodia Cecil Norris.
26 iii. Tubal Norris.
27 iv. Ottis S. Norris, born February 24, 1899; died February 09, 1972 in Laurel Co., KY.

7. Nancy E (Nanny)7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born 1877 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died March 05, 1969 in Wallins Creek, Harlan Co., KY. She married Adrian Howard 1892 in KY.

Children of Nancy Benjey and Adrian Howard are:
28 i. Unk8 Howard.
29 ii. Alice Howard, born 1886.
30 iii. Zoria Howard, born 1887.
31 iv. Elizabeth Howard, born 1894.
32 v. Otto L. Howard, born 1897 in KY; died November 30, 1969 in Bell Co., KY.
33 vi. Adrian Howard, born 1910; died February 03, 1912 in Harlan Co., KY.

8. Laura E.7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born November 1878 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died April 06, 1941 in Harlan Co., KY. She married John Mercer 1898 in KY.

Child of Laura Benjey and John Mercer is:
+ 34 i. Elizabeth8 Mercer, born Abt 1900.

9. Grace7 Benjey (Samuel Lusk6, William5, Joseph4, William3, John2, Richard1 Bengey) was born October 29, 1897 in Woodbine, Whitley Co., KY, and died December 03, 1966 in Harlan Co., KY.



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