|Posted By:||Iola M. Brewton|
|Subject:||Benjamin Smith in Porter, Van BurenMich.|
|Post Date:||June 08, 2000 at 13:50:53|
|Forum:||Van Buren County, MI Genealogy Forum|
Looking for information on Benjamin Smith who m. Lucy Willson, dau of George Willson (Wilson) on 2 July 1846 in Van Buren Co. Have certificate, but need backgroung of Ben. Census says b. in New York, but no area mentioned. Have a picture of him by a large lake, could he have worked on the Erie Canal? Moved to Oregon on wagon train in 1852. My gg grandfather, who d. in 1902 California.
Hope someone has something. Several of his descendants "need to know." Iola