|Benjamin R. CRENSHAW
(Abt 1825-Bef 1854)
Benjamin R. CRENSHAW 1
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census: 1850, Barren County, Kentucky. 2
Benjamin married Nancy KING, daughter of John KING and Elizabeth S. PRIEST, on 26 Mar 1846 in Barren County, Kentucky.1 (Nancy KING was born on 22 Jan 1824 in Kentucky,4 died after 1910 in Hart County, Kentucky 5 and was buried in Old Lively Cemetery, Hart County, Kentucky 4.)
Crenshaw, Benjamin to Nancy King. Bond dated 24 Mar 1846, with no surety given. Elizabeth King, mother of bride, gave her consent. Married 26 Mar 1846 by W. D. Jourdan. 1
1 Martha Powell Reneau, Marriage Records of Barren Co., Kentucky, 1799-1849, FHL Fiche No. 6,093,804, Page 55.
2 1850 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, Roll M432_191, Page 370 (Ancestry.com Image 130 of 179).
3 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill, citing marriage bond for Nancy's second marriage. Margaret "Peggy" Lester Hill is a great great granddaughter of John King and his second wife, Elizabeth Priest, through their daughter, Elizabeth Carrington King Sanderson. Her mother was born in Barren County, Kentucky, so she is not far removed from her Barren County roots. She is an exceptional researcher who has lovingly preserved the history of our King family. She and her mother registered the John King Cemetery with the South Central Kentucky Historical Society. Peggy's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and her postal address is 489 Middle Gate, Irvington, VA 22480.
4 Family Records of Margaret Lester Hill, citing tombstone reading appearing in Genealogical Collection of Roy A. Cann, Munfordville, Kentucky, FHL Film No. 980,396.
1910 Census, Hart County, Kentucky, Roll T624_479, Page 73A (Ancestry.com Image 16 of 25).