Person:Benjamin Reese (14)

     
Benjamin Reese
m. 13 Jul 1784
  1. Joseph Reese1785 - 1847
  2. Catherine Reese1788 - 1829
  3. Sarah Reese1790 - 1859
  4. Benjamin Reese1792 - 1853
  5. John Reese1797 - 1852
  • HBenjamin Reese1792 - 1853
  • WSarah Davis1798 - 1868
m. 20 Sep 1815
  1. William Anderson Reese1817 - 1901
  2. Rev. John Reece1819 - 1894
  3. Thomas Harvey Reese1830 - 1915
  4. Martha Ellen Reese1833 - 1864
Facts and Events
Name[12][21] Benjamin Reese
Alt Name[12] Benjamin Reece
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Nov 1792 Scott, Kentucky, United States
Other[2] 1809 Clark, Indiana, United States
Other[3] 1811 Indiana, United States
Other[4] 1812 Indiana, United States
Military[5][20] Abt 1812 Clark, Indiana, United StatesSarg, 2nd Indiana Militia, Capt. John Slizzard’s Co
Other[6] 1813 Indiana, United States
Marriage 20 Sep 1815 Jefferson, Indiana, United Statesto Sarah Davis
Census[8] 1820 Clark, Indiana, United States
Religion[7] 15 March 1823 Clark, Indiana, United StatesBecame a member of New Washington Baptist Church
Religion[7] 15 Jul 1825 Clark, Indiana, United StatesBecame Deacon of New Washington Baptist Church
Census[7] 22 Nov 1829 Clark, Indiana, United StatesBecame Moderator (Minister) of New Washington Baptist Church
Census[9] 1830 Clark, Indiana, United States
Property[10] 27 Dec 1833 Clark, Indiana, United Statessold property
Property[11] 16 Jan 1834 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesPurchased property
Property[11] 7 May 1834 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesPurchased property
Religion[12][13][14] 11 Jul 1835 Johnson, Indiana, United StatesFounding member of Blue River/Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, and minister
Property[15] 1 Aug 1837 Shelby, Indiana, United StatesReceived US land grants
Census[16] 1840 Shelby, Indiana, United States
Property[17] 29 Sep 1845 Shelby, Indiana, United Statessold property
Census[19] 1850 Shelby, Indiana, United States
Death[1][12] 9/10 Nov 1853 Shelby, Indiana, United States
Burial[20] Needham (township), Johnson, Indiana, United StatesSecond Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Family Bible Record of Benjamin and Sarah Davis Reese of Clark Co., Ind, in Johnson, Bess Sellers. Family Bible records of Johnson County, Indiana: and a collection of family records and other sources [vol. 2, pt. 1]. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Vol 1, p. 145, Secondary quality.

    Births - Benjamin Reece, Nov. 13, 1792
    Deaths - Benjamin Reese, Nov. 9, 1853

  2. The Territory of Indiana 1800-1810. (UBC E173 U572 v. 7) , in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962).

    Petition Against the Introduction of Negros
    Signers include. Bala Johnson, John Johnson [together]
    p. 706 – Charles Johnson, George Johnson, John Reese, Joseph Reese, Isaac Sturme, Benjamin Reese [together]

  3. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816. Volume VIII (UBC E173 U572 v. 8), in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), p. 146.

    Petitions Regarding Elections - pp. 144-147
    p. 146 – Signers include on Section 2 of Subscribers:
    Charles Johnson, Bala Johnson, John ashbay, George Jhnson, Joseph Reese [all together], . . . John Rees, Benjaman Rees [together]

  4. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816. Volume VIII (UBC E173 U572 v. 8), in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962).

    Petition to Extend Time of Payment, pp. 221-223
    p. 222 – signers inc. John Tilford . . . William Anderson . . . Robert Bowers . . . Jacob Storm, Daniel Bower, Adam Bower, . . . Charles Johnston, John Johnston, Bealy Johnston, John Reese, Joseph Reese, Bengiman Reese [all together], . .

  5. Indiana, United States. Muster, pay and receipt rolls of Indiana territory volunteers: or militia of the period of the War of 1812, deposited in the Office of the U. S. Adjutant General, Primary quality.

    Reese, Benjamin, 385-387
    Reese, Joseph, 391-393

  6. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816, in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), Volume VIII, pp. 265-267.

    Petition to Congress by Citizens of Clark and Jefferson Counties (7 July 1813)
    “. . . we your petitioners Conceive tht at the present period very considerable advantage would result to the Territory from a Liberal encouragment of Manufactures in general—That more especially in this part the citizens labour under great disadvantage for want of the following branches viz. Grist and Saw Mills, Fulling Mills, Carding Machines &c. that there is sets for all the above branches of Manufactures on fraction of the first Section in town one North of the base line Range eight east of the second Maredion on fraction of the thirty sixth section in town two North of the base line Range eight East of the second Maredion, & on a Lot of one hundred acres in the Illenois Grant the Property of William Provine Esquire, a dam on which Materially injures the above named Fractions & these being the only advantageous seats for improvement in the neighbourhood, Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that your Honorable body will take the same into consideration & if Consistent grant a pre-emption right at two dollars per acres (with indulgence to discharge the Amount in yearly payment of one hundred dollars each) to William Provine and Company, who will bind themselves to erect the above named Mills & Machines, & keep them in repair so long as Your Honorable Body shall think proper to grant indulgence for the payment thereof: and at the expiration of said term, on condition the said Provine and Company fulfill their obligation, to issue a general Patent for the same.”
    p. 266 – signed Wm Anderson . . . John Telford
    p. 267 – Benjamin Reese, Peter Storm, Jacob Storm [together], . . . James Arbuckell, Charles Johnson
    p. 267 – petition rejected

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Fourteen Mile Creek/New Washington Baptist Church , in Reece Family Church Records, Secondary quality.
  8. Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Benjamin Reas, 2 males under 10 [William, John], 2 males 26-45 [Benjamin, unknown], 1 female 16-25 [Sarah]; 1 person in agriculture

  9. NE of State Road, Clark County, Indiana, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 40, Primary quality.

    Reece, Benj. 2 ma 10-15 (William, John), 1 m 30-40 (Benjamin), 1 f >5 (unknown), 1 f 30-40 (Sarah)

  10. Clark County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records 1801-1901, with indexes to grantors and grantees, 1801- 1910. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985), Vol 28, p. 401; FHL #1428600, Primary quality.

    Indenture made 27 Dec 1833
    Between Benjamin Reece of Clark County, IN
    And John Grismare of same place who paid $700 gold and lawful money
    For the Western part of the SE 1/4 of Sec 6, T1N, R9E
    Bopunded on the E by the lands of John Bower, on the South by the lands of John Tilford, and on the West by the land of Martin Adams and on the North by the lands of Andrew and Joseph Bower, said tract extending North and South 160 poles and E and W 110 poles containing 110 acres more or less
    Signed Benjamin Reese, Sally x her mark Reese [his wife]
    Witness Joseph Bower JP

  11. 11.0 11.1 Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol C-E; FHL #1403459, Primary quality.

    E267
    Benjamin Reese Deed from Jesse Beard
    16 January 1834
    Jesse Beard and Hanna Beard his wife of Shelby County, IN
    and Benjamin Reese of Clark County, IN
    for $430 paid by Reese
    Beard sells the No. NE1/4 of Sec 11, T12, R5, being the North part of said 1/4 containing "One hundred and ten acres"
    Signed Jesse Beard, Hannah X her Mark Beard
    Witness John Williard, Joseph Reese, JP
    Recorded 3 March 1835
    E268
    Benjamin Reese Deed from John Webb
    7 May 1834
    John Webb and Nancy his wife of Shelby, IN
    Benjamin Reese of Clark County, IN
    for $84.41 paid by Reese
    Webb sells
    W1/2 of NW1/4 of Sec 12, T12N, R5E
    containing 53 acres and 1/4, being the North end of said lot
    Signed John Webb, Nancy X her mark Webb
    Witness Joseph Reese, John Duckworth, JP
    Recorded 3 March 1835

  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Hayward, Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth McCoy), and Johnson County, Indiana) Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (Needham Township. Genealogical abstracts from records of Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, constituted in 1835, Johnson County Indiana. (Rochester, New York: American Baptist Historical Society, 1972), Secondary quality.

    pp. 15-16
    Reece, Reese, 1st spelling used consistently until Mr. 10, 1849 when the 2nd was adopted and used consistently thereafter. Some of the early entries were neatly written over to conform with the 2d spelling.
    , Eld. Benjamin, by Letter Jl. 11, 1835; pastor 1838-54, d. De 10, 1853, Ordained at 2d Mt. Pleasant Chh; moderator of Flat Rock Assn. 13 consecutive yrs.
    , Sarah, by Letter Jl. 11, 1835; dm. by L Oc 13, 1864
    Sources: Cemetery Records of Johnson County, Indiana, compiled by R. T. Hougham and others from the DAR; "History of Second Mount Pleasant Church" (printed in Minutes of Flat Rock Association 1884); membership list; Stott, Indiana Baptist History 1798-1908

  13. Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (Needham Township, Johnson County, Indiana). Church records, 1835-1930. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), Primary quality.

    July 11, 1835, Church Covenant - Founding members: Joseph Reece, John Webb, Nancy Webb, Samuel Tetrich, Benjamin Reece, Sarah Reece, Henry Willard, Mary Kellery
    Minutes - 8 August 1835 - Brother Joseph Reece appointed Clerk]; Brother Benjamin Reece called to preach. Benjamin Reece continued as Moderator, having been ordained about that time.

  14. Stott, W. T. Baptist Church history, Indiana. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), p. 120, Secondary quality.

    “Elder Benjamin Reece was a constituent member of the Second Mount Pleasant Church, was licensed by it to preach, in 1835, and was ordained in 1838. He was pastor of the church from the time of his ordination till his death, which occurred in 1853; and was moderator of the Association for thirteen consecutive years. He was a strong man and greatly venerated by his brethren.”

  15. United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Primary quality.

    Patentee Name: Benjamin Reese; Acres: 71.4
    Document #: 26422; Issue Date: August 1, 1837: SALE-CASH ENTRY
    Land Office: INDIANAPOLIS
    W1/2NE Sec 5/ T12-N R6-E SHELBY County, Indiana
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    Patentee Name: Benjamin Reese; Acres: 70.72
    Document #: 26423; Issue Date: August 1, 1837: SALE-CASH ENTRY
    Land Office: INDIANAPOLIS
    E1/2NW Sec 5/ T12-N R6-E SHELBY County, Indiana

  16. Hendricks Township, Shelby, Indiana, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 344.

    Benjamin Reece, 1 m 10-15 [Thomas], 1 m 25-30 [ William], 1 m 40-50 [Benjamin], 1 f 5-10 [Martha], 1 f 30-40 [Sarah]

  17. Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol. L, p. 289; FHL #1403622, Primary quality.

    Daniel Tucker Deed from Benjamin Reese
    26 September 1845
    Benjamin Reese and Sarah Reese his wife of Shelby County, IN
    and Daniel Tucker of same
    for $300 paid by Tucker to Reese
    sale of land in Shelby county
    West 1/2 of NE1/4, Sec 5, T12N, R6E
    containing 71 acres and 40/100s
    Signed Benjamin Reese, Sarah Reese
    Witness Reuben Davison, JP
    Recorded 15 December 1845

  18.   Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol N, p. 192; FHL #1403623.

    Abraham Bailey from Benjamin Reese, both of Shelby County
    27 February 1847
    $250 paid 24 January 1844 at which time Benjamin Reese Executed to Yancy R. Okley a deed to the NW1/4 of S5, T12, R6E containing 70 and 72/100s acres land the said Reese never owned but intended to lease to the said Yancy R Okley the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of S5, T12, R6
    whereas on the 12 July 1844 the said Yancy R. R. Oakley executed a deed of conveyance to Ephraim Tucker for the W1/2 of the NW1/4 of S5, T12, R6
    and also the same Ephraim Tucker executed a deed of conveyance to Anthony McKee of Shelby county on 1 April 1845 for W1/2 of NW1/4 of S5, T1, R6
    and the said Anthony McKee also executed to Abraham Baily a deed of conveyance to the W1/2 of the NW1/4 of S5, T12, R6 on 8 Oct 1846
    And now in view of the foregoing and aforesaid I Benjamin Reese do hereby release and forever Quit Claim unto Abraham Bailey the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of S5, T12N, R6E containing 70 and 72/100s acres as appears from the Patent of the US given to the said Benjamin Reese
    NB These Deeds mentioned in this deed was intended to convey the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of S5, T12N, R6E
    Signed Benjamin Reese, Sarah Reese
    Witnesses Enoch M. Tucker, William H. Tucker

  19. Hendricks Township, Shelby County, Indiana, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 14, Fam 14.

    Reese, Benjamin, 57, white male, Clergyman, RE = $1400, b. KY
    , Sarah, [4]3, white female, b. [VA]
    , Thomas W., 20, male, farmer, b. IN
    , Elizabeth [?], 20, female, b. IN [wife of Thomas, nee Garrison]
    Garrison, G. A., 21, male, farmer, b. IN
    , Martha E., 18, female, b. IN [nee Reese]

  20. 20.0 20.1 Hougham, Ruth Trout; Daughters of the American Revolution. Alexander Hamilton Chapter (Indiana); and Robert Bradley Hougham. Cemetery records of Johnson County, Indiana. (Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1986), p. 118, Secondary quality.

    (2nd) Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Needham Township, S10, T12N, R5E
    Reese
    Elder Benj. 13 Nov 1792-8 Nov 1853 Soldier War 1812 Sarg. in Capt. John Slizzard's Co. Second Reg. Indiana Mil (son of John & Jane)
    Sarah (wife of Benj.) 1 July 1798-24 June 1868 (dau Francis & Mildred Dollis Davis)

  21. Benjamin Reese, son of John and Jane, was named for Benjamin Lambert [a Baptist minister who served with John Reese] of Kentucky
    Source: Reese Family of John Benjamin William, Vera Reese Trantor, compiler. TS, nd. ISL 929.2 R329t