Reverand Benjamin Franklin Burden was born 5 July 1783 in Maryland or Kentucky. Note: The 1850 U.S. census shows Benjamin was born in Maryland. The 1860 U.S. census indicates Kentucky as his birthplace. He was the son of James Burden and Maria Brain.
He was married 6 November 1801 in Nicholas County, Kentucky to Elizabeth Tully.
Possible children of Benjamin Burden and Elizabeth Tully are as follows :
John Tully Burden, born 30 July 1802; died 17 February 1876 in Butler County, KY.
Eli D. Burden, born 1803
Benjamin F. Burden, born 1804
Mariah Burden, born 28 January 1804; died 25 August 1855 in Butler County, KY.
Delilah Burden, born 1809; died 1885 in Butler County, KY
Ahasuerus Burden, born 1811; died 1876 in Jefferson County, KY.
William A. Burden, born 1811; died c. 1860 in Butler County, KY.
Gabriel S. Burden, born 10 February 1812; died 4 February 1892 in Butler County, KY.
Cynthia Ann Burden, born 1813; died 1851 in Ohio County, KY.
Jemima Burden, born 1815
Martha Patsy Burden, born 1817
Isiah Burden, born 10 September 1818 ; died 10 May 1860 in Butler County, KY.
Elizabeth Ann Burden, born 1821; married Phillip C. Pearce, 14 May 1840 in Butler County, KY
Reverand Garrett Wayne Burden, born 1823
Alfred D. Burden, born 1826
America Jane Burden, born 1827; died 1862.
Harriet Lena Burden, born 28 February 1828; died 1862 in Butler County, KY. m. Robert Henderson
Military service: Co. H, 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment, Mexican War.
In the 1850 U.S. Census, Benjamin F. Burden was recorded as 66-years old living and farming in Butler County, Kentucky with his 65-year old wife Elizabeth.
Benjamin died 12 May 1862 and was buried at Barnetts Lick Cemetery, Morgantown, Butler County, Kentucky.
↑"United States Census, 1850," FamilySearch database accessed 10 June 2020, Benjamin Burden (age 66, born about 1784 in Maryland), Butler County, Kentucky, United States; citing family 772, NARA microfilm publication M432.
↑ Find A Grave: Memorial #22679771 accessed 11 June 2020, memorial page for Rev Benjamin F Burden (5 Jul 1783–12 May 1862), citing Barnetts Lick Cemetery, Morgantown, Butler County, Kentucky, USA. Tombstone photo attached. Birth and death dates inscribed on tombstone.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Benjamin by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Benjamin: