Obit: Benjamin, Stilman (1837 - 1910)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 09/22/1910

Benjamin, Stilman (26 NOV 1837 - 19 SEP 1910)

Stilman Benjamin, whose body was quietly laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery last week Wednesday and whose useful life departed from this world Monday, Sept. 19, 1910, was born in the state of Maine, Nov. 26, 1837.

For some time past deceased has made his home with his son, Wm. Benjamin, at which place he passed away after several weeks of illness.

When about 18 years of age he came to this state and in the year 1862, Dec. 12, was married to Miss Sarah Dunbar. To this happy union were born eight children, seven of who still survive. Dec. 13, 1863, he enlisted in the United States army and served during the remainder of the rebellion, being honorably discharged July 4, 1865.

He was a man of excellent habits, fine moral character, and sturdy constitution, a faithful worker for the Lord and a staunch member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.



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