Benjamin R. CRENSHAW
(Abt 1825-Bef 1854)


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Nancy KING

Benjamin R. CRENSHAW 1

  • Born: Abt 1825, Kentucky 2
  • Marriage: Nancy KING on 26 Mar 1846 in Barren County, Kentucky 1
  • Died: Bef 1854, Barren County, Kentucky 3

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census: 1850, Barren County, Kentucky. 2

Dwelling 940, Family 965, Division 1
Benjn R. Crenshaw, age 25, male, farmer, born in Ky
Nancy Crenshaw, age 24, female, born in Ky
Robert Crenshaw, age 1, male, born in Ky


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.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

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 ( 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 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.

5 1910 Census, Hart County, Kentucky, Roll T624_479, Page 73A ( Image 16 of 25).

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