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Benjamin Milton

Male 1830 - 1897  (67 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Milton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 1830  Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [1, 4, 5
    Residence 1850  Militia District 456, Appling, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military 14 Apr 1862  Camp Lee, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1870  Glissons, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 39; Census Post Office: Palatka 
    Residence 1880  Precinct 11, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self 
    Residence 1885  District 14, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 5 Sep 1897  Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Etoniah Cemetery, Bardin, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I1897  tng Genealogy

    Father Algernon Solomon Milton,   b. 1797, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Hardin,   b. 1807, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 15 Aug 1850 and 27 Jun 1860, Appling, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1825  Appling, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellender Wilkinson,   b. 1831, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1905, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John Melton,   b. 16 Jan 1854, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1921, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    +2. William Melton,   b. Mar 1854, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1922, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Malissa Melton,   b. Abt 1858, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1920  (Age ~ 62 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Melton,   b. 1862, Palatka, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +5. Wiley Melton,   b. 17 Jun 1865, Palatka, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1946, Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +6. Riley William Melton,   b. Jan 1870, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)  [natural]
     7. Benjamin Melton, Jr,   b. 1868, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Robert Melton,   b. Abt 1870, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Laysinkey Melton,   b. Abt 1873, Putnam, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1897 - Putnam, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Benjamin Milton gravestone
    Benjamin Milton gravestone

  • Notes 
    • Source Information:
      Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
      Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364
      Name: Benjamin Milton ,
      Enlistment Date: 14 April 1862
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Florida
      Death Date: 05 September 1897
      Death Place: Putnam County, FL
      Unit Numbers: 1118
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 14 April 1862
      Enlisted in Company I, 7th Infantry Regiment Florida on 14 April 1862.
      POW on 25 November 1863 at Missionary Ridge, TN
      Confined on 02 December 1863 at Camp Morton, IN (Estimated date)
      Exchanged on 15 March 1865 at City Point, Virginia

  • Sources 
    1. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1885 ; Enumeration District: 14 ; Locality: District 14 ; County: Putnam ; Page: 129 ; LINE: 12 ; Archive Series #: M845, Roll 11
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=floridastatecen1867&h=43141&indiv=try
      [ View Florida Census Document]

    2. [S372] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Historical Data Systems, comp., (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;).
      Record for Benjamin Milton
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=civilwar_histdatasys&h=2845994&indiv=try
      Name: Benjamin Milton
      Residence: Camp Lee, Florida
      Enlistment Date: 14 Apr 1862
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      Enlistment Place: Camp Lee, Florida
      State Served: Florida
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Florida 7th Infantry Regiment on 14 Apr 1862.
      Death Date: 5 Sep 1897
      Death Place: Putnam County, Florida
      Sources: Soldiers of Florida in the ...Civil War...Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865

    3. [S360] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Militia District 456, Appling, Georgia; Roll M432_61; Page: 1; Image: 3.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=18474702&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]
      Name: Solomon Melton
      [Solomon Milton]
      Age: 52
      Birth Year: abt 1798
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1850: Militia District 456, Appling, Georgia
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 7
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Solomon Melton 52
      Jane Melton 43
      Benjamin Melton 20
      William R Melton 4
      James Melton 1

    4. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Glissons, Putnam, Florida; Roll: M593_133; Page: 504A; Image: 143; Family History Library Film: 545632
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=3454449&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S353] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 11, Putnam, Florida; Roll: 131; Family History Film: 1254131; Page: 96B; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 0759
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=39561212&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6632536
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6632536.

    7. [S142] Gravestone.
      [ View gravestone photograph]

    8. [S282] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004;).
      Online publication - Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=worldmarr_ga&h=841952&indiv=try
      Name: Algernon Solomon Milton
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: 1798
      Spouse Name: Jane Harden
      Marriage State: of GA
      Number Pages: 1

      Source Citation: Source number: 8331.001; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1;