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874. Bennett COMSTOCK was born on 22 November 1812 in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.254 He died on 15 February 1893 at the age of 80 in Perry County, Indiana.254

Bennett probably had a second marriage to Mary Lawrence.

1840 Census. Perry Co, IN
Bennett Compstock: 1 male age 15-20. 1f age 15-20

1850 Census. Clark Twp, Perry Co IN, Hh 60
Bennet Cumstock, age 37, b. Kentucky
Disey, age 31, b. Indiana
Melvina age 9. Virana age 7. Margret E. age 4. Sarah age 1.
Wilson Conner, age 17, b. IN
Enos Comstock, age 41, b. KY "idiot"

1860 Census. Clark Twp, Perry Co IN Hh 988
Bennett Comstock, age 48
Marey, 25
Melvina 19. Viona 16. Jessy 9 (male). James 11. Franklin 4. Wesley 2.
Eanos Comstock, age 50, Insane

1870 Census. Clark Twp, Perry Co, IN, Hh 10
Bennet Comstock, 58, b. KY. Mary, 35, b. KY.
Frank 14. Wesley 12. Isaac, age 10.
William Dodson, 15.
Enos Comstock, age 61, b. KY, Insame

1880 Census. Clark Twp, Perry Co, IN, Hh 51
Benet Comstock, 68, farmer, b. KY, father b. Rhode Island, mother b. KY
Mary, 45, wife
Isaac, 17, son, has fits
Sarah C., 16, Servant girl
Enos Comstock, 71, insane, b. KY, father b. Rhode Island, mother b. KY

Bennett COMSTOCK and Dicey CONNOR were married on 21 January 1840 in Perry County, Indiana.253 Dicey CONNOR was born in 1819 in Indiana.

Bennett COMSTOCK and Dicey CONNOR had the following children:

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Melvina COMSTOCK was born in 1841 in Perry County, Indiana.

Melvina Comstock married H. M. Miller, 19 Mar 1866, Perry Co IN

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Virona COMSTOCK was born in 1843 in Perry County, Indiana.

Indiana Marriages:
Virona Comstock, married Robert Lawrence, 21 Sep 1854, Perry Co IN.

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Margaret E. COMSTOCK was born in 1846 in Perry County, Indiana.

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Sarah COMSTOCK was born in 1849 in Perry County, Indiana.

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v.

Jesse COMSTOCK was born in 1851 in Perry County, Indiana.

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James COMSTOCK was born in 1853 in Perry County, Indiana.

Bennett COMSTOCK and Mary "Polly" LAWRENCE were married on 21 September 1854 in Perry County, Indiana.252 Mary "Polly" LAWRENCE was born in 1835.

Bennett COMSTOCK and Mary "Polly" LAWRENCE had the following children:

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Franklin M. COMSTOCK was born in October 1855 in Perry County, Indiana.

Franklin M. Comstock married Sarah Elizabeth Lanman, 23 Nov 1876, Perry Co, IN

1880 Census. Anderson Twp, Perry Co, IN, Hh 9
Franklin Comstock, 24, farmer
Sarah, 23, wife
Theodisa, age 2, daughter
Mary L., born in May, 1880 - Daughter.
Mary must have been Mary Louisa - there is a marriage of Louisa Comstock, b. 20 May 1880, to William T. Weedman on 8 Aug 1908, Bristow, Perry, IN. Her parents listed as Frank Comstock and Sarah Lanman.

1900 Census. Clark Twp, Perry Co IN, Hh 167
Franklin Comstock, b. Oct 1855, age 44, married 23 years
Sarah E., wife, b. Aug 1856, age 43, had 9 children - 7 are living
Lucretia, dau, b. May 1882, age 18
Mama [Mamie} B., dau, b. Jan 1885, age 15
Leora, dau, b. Apr 1887, age 13
Oliver B., son, b. Dec 1889, age 10
Maudie F., dau, b. Mar 1892, age 8

Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920
Mamie B. Comstock, died 19 Feb 1901, Bristow, IN

Leora Comstock married 26 Mar 1907, Bristow, Perry, IN, to Wilbur Weedman. Her parents listed as Frank Comstock and Sarah Lanman. His parents were Daniel Weedman and Eliza Huff.

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Wesley COMSTOCK was born in October 1857 in Perry County, Indiana.

1880 Census. Anderson Twp, Perry Co, IN.
Wesley Comstock, age 21, working as a farm laborer in the household of Ellen & Adam Lawrence.

1900 Census. Troy Twp, Perry Co, IN, Hh 173
Wesley Comstock, b. Oct 1837, age 42, married 6 years, broom maker
Sofrona, wife, b. Apr 1856, age 44, 3 children - 2 are living
Jeremiah, son, b. Feb 1896, age 4
Rosa Taylor, stepdau, b. Jul 1884, age 15

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Isaac H. COMSTOCK was born in 1860 in Perry County, Indiana. He died on 5 February 1897 at the age of 37 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.309