Benjamin Franklin French married a Lola Belle Snyder. She told her family that she was adopted and did not know her real last name. She was born around 1860 and never knew her birthdate. She used several last names on the birth certificates of her children including Knipp, Smith, and Black.and sometimes just Lola Belle. She and Benjamin lived in Poca West Vriginia, and He was born in England. She told the story that her father had been a member of the legislature in Pennsyvania and when he died, her mother died shortly after. Her brother went to live with the fathers famiy, but she was adopted out Is there any snyder famiy that has the same story. Names of her chilren are: Robert, James Egan, Thomas, Mattie, Martha, Maggie, Hattie(Harriet), and Beatrice (Franklie) French.