Bennett Bisher

Male 1832 - 1888  (56 years)


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  • Name Bennett Bisher  [1
    Birth 13 Mar 1831  [2
    Born 13 Mar 1832  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate Name Bennett Basher 
    Died 3 May 1888  [2
    Buried North Union Cemetery, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3826  Bishir Family | John & Angelina Bishir
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2015 

    Father John Bishir,   b. 17 Jul 1798, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Winter 1860, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Angeline Coddington,   b. 22 Jan 1800, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1844, White Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Alternate Marriage Date 16 Jan 1826  Mason, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Married 21 Mar 1826  Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza A. Crider,   b. Abt 1833, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1908, Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1860  Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F3367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Burial lists his name is Bennett Basher.

      Bennett served (under the name Basher) in Co. C, 72nd Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.

      So far as we can tell he never had any children. He appears in the 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses with various spellings of his last name.

      The Monroeville Breeze (Monroeville, In) - 10 May 1888, Thu
      INDIANA NEWS
      -- While intoxicated Bennett Basher, a brave member of Wilder’s brigade, fell through the elevator shaft at Balfe’s grocery, at Lafayette, into the cellar. He died from his injuries. An effort will be made to discover who sold him the liquors. [2, 9]

  • Sources 
    1. [S482] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003).

    2. [S401] FindAGrave.

    3. [S861] Correspondence with Karron Miller.

    4. [S405] Pedigree chart from Mary Ann Garman.

    5. [S845] Marriage Records of Warren Co., Ohio.

    6. [S479] Fulton County Indiana Handbook, Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B., (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana).

    7. [S797] Marriage record for John Byshin and Angelina Coddington.

    8. [S1574] Indiana, Index to Select Marriages, 1780-1992.

    9. [S1575] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files: 1861-1934.