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Gen. Benjamin Franklin Rackley

Gen. Benjamin Franklin Rackley

Male 1834 - 1890  (55 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Rackley 
    Prefix Gen. 
    Born 5 Dec 1834  Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    MILF
    Occupation Clerk in dry goods store  [4
    Occupation Druggist  [5, 6
    Occupation Farmer  [7
    Residence 31 Aug 1850  Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1 Jun 1860  Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1 Jun 1870  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • per Ancestry.com, listed as Benjamin F. Ruckery
    _MILT
    • Co. K. 11th N. H. Inf., Troop E. 1st N. H. Cavalry, Captain.
    Died 26 Apr 1890  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Buried Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Find A Grave Memorial# 134915451
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1880 Census as Benjamin F. Ruckery, Dover, New Hampshire.

      1850 - Living & working with his brother Samuel on farm of Charles Foster, apparently near the poor farm which his father managed.

      Plot: Sec 5 - Ave M
    Person ID I4384  Reed
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2018 

    Father Jason Rackley,   b. 3 Jul 1810, Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1899, Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Nancy West,   b. 10 Dec 1810, Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1899, Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1832  [1
    Family ID F2928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda J. Frye,   b. Abt 1836, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Family ID F2980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Dec 1834 - Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Aug 1850 - Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1860 - Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Benjamin Franklin Rackley
    Benjamin Franklin Rackley
    birth record
    Benjamin Franklin Rackley
    Benjamin Franklin Rackley
    death record

  • Sources 
    1. [S635] Sesquicentenial History of the Town Of Greene, Walter L. Mower, (Auburn, Me.: Merrill & Webber, 1938.), p 220.

    2. [S29] “Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922”, Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll #: 86.

    3. [S9] “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947”.

    4. [S84] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 3, Dwelling 20, Family 21, Jason Rackley household.

    5. [S153] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 4, Dwelling 28, Family 35, Benjamin F. Rackley household.

    6. [S241] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 241, Sheet 2B, Dwellinng 18, Family 23, Benjamin Rackley household.

    7. [S94] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 46(?), Dwelling 348, Family 392, Charles Foster household.

    8. [S898] “New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949”, FHL Film Number: 1001102.