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Benoni Loftin (1705 - 1756)

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Benoni Loftin
Born in Justice, Craven, NCmap
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Died in Dobbs Co., NCmap
Loftin-9 created 22 Sep 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 20 Sep 2017
16:20: Vicki Norman edited the Biography for Benoni Loftin. (added bio and sources) [Thank Vicki for this]
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Benoni Loftin was born January 16, 1705 in Dobbs Co, North Carolina. He married Ann Bell Lovick, b. 1710, NC, d. 1727, Craven Co, NC. He also later married Susannah Burtonshall. Benoni Loftin died in 1786. [1]


Birth Date: January 16, 1705[1]
Birth Place: Dobbs Co, North Carolina
Father: Leonard Loftin b: 1654 in Penn. d: 1720 in Craven, North Carolina[1]
Mother: Elizabeth Bell m: 1688 in Penn d: 1716[1]


Wife: Ann Bell Lovick, b. 1710, NC, d. 1727, Craven Co, NC[1]
  1. Thomas Loftin, b. 1724, Craven Co, NC, d. 13 Sep 1794, New Bern, Craven Co, NC
  2. Frances Elizabeth Cox, b. 1735, NC, d. 1794, m. 1754
  3. Elkahan Loftin, b. 1726, New Bern, Craven Co, NC, d. 1792, GA Rachel Herring, m. 1760
Wife 2: Susannah Burtonshall[1]
  1. THOMAS R.W. LOFTIN b: 1737
  3. JOHN LOFTIN b: Abt. 1745
  4. ELKANAH LOFTIN, SR. b: Abt.1746
  5. LEONARD LOFTIN, SR. b: Abt.1747
  6. FREDERICK LOFTIN b: Abt. 1749
  7. EZEKIEL LOFTIN, SR. b: August 17, 1750
  8. FRANCIS LOFTIN b: Abt. 1752
  9. SAMUEL LOFTIN b: Abt. 1754

He was a Justice of the Court in Craven Co., NC, in 1735[1]

He was a member of the Craven Co., Militia ( NC State Colonial Records Vol. XXIII p. 324.)[1]

He died January 06, 1756 in Edenton, Cravens Co, North Carolina A member of the "Foot Company of Soldiers Commanded by Capt. Thomas Graves, by commission bearing date the sixth of January, 1751, for the district from the lower side of Sow west crick to the town bounds."[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Billy Boy Loftin
  2. North Carolina. The Colonial Records of North Carolina. P.M. Hale; 1907. p. 323–.
  • Genealogy of Loftin and allied families / Creasy, W. M. (William Murlin), b. 1868


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On 9 Mar 2017 at 04:24 GMT Anonymous (Holland) Carroll wrote:

Loftin-9 and Loftin-149 appear to represent the same person because: Hello

Benoni Loftin and Benoni Loftin appear to be the same person and will need to be merged.

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On 13 Jul 2016 at 05:00 GMT Margaret (Hill) Harris wrote:

Loftin-149 and Loftin-9 are not ready to be merged because: I need more information and/or research

On 10 Jul 2016 at 14:41 GMT Patricia Roche wrote:

Loftin-149 and Loftin-9 appear to represent the same person because: same name and family - one profile has made error and years, which can be noted in profile of Loftin-9, the final profile. They clearly are representing the same person

On 12 Feb 2016 at 04:23 GMT Margaret (Hill) Harris wrote:

Loftin-149 and Loftin-9 are not ready to be merged because: The dates of death are not the same. I need to see if I can find out more information on the spouse and children, also.

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