165. Benjamin Weeden Sr (35) (36)(37) (38)(39) was born on 8 Aug 1764 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. He owned land that was sold in 1828 in Howard County, Missouri.(40) This transaction is the only mention of Benjamin's wife's name, Catherine. We have since come up with information about other wives. (One and maybe two more). Stay tuned.... He died in 1848.(41) We have a group sheet that claims Benjamin Weedin died in 1848. This might be recorded in Rev. Daniel Weedin's Bible -- a source we haven't confirmed. We do know he died after 1840 in any case because of the census data among other things. He appeared on the census 1830 and 1840 in Cooper County, Missouri. (42)(43)
He was married to Mary Smith on 2 Oct 1785 in East Greenwich, Kent,
Benjamin Weeden Sr and Mary Smith had the following children:
He was married to Catherine.
We also have documentation that this Benjamin had a spouse named Susanna Fowler
born in 1773, but this is on a group sheet without supporting documentation.
There was a much older Benjamin Weeden in Rhode Island that married a Susanna
Fowler (born long before 1773). We suspect this Benjamin did not marry a Susanna
Fowler. Benjamin Weeden Sr and Catherine had the following