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262. Benjamin Franklin WISHARD153,223,238,239 was born on 7 November 1869.9 He died on 1 October 1939 at the age of 69 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.9

1900 Census. Ben and Lucinda listed with first four children.
Ben Wishard, b. Nov 1869, age 30, married 10 years, b. "Ioway" as were his parents
Lucinda, b. Jul 1873, age 26, 5 children, 4 living, b. TX, parents b. MS
Edna, dau, b. Jan 1893, age 7
Vina, dau, b. Jan 1895, age 5
Ethal, dau, b. Jan 1897, age 3
Frank, son, b. Jan 1900, five months old

1910 Census. Only one household listed between brothers Ben & Arthur. Nancy L. said she had 9 children, 8 living. All children listed except Harley, deceased and youngest not yet born. Also had a boarder, Pascal Yager, age 28, born in Texas, his parents b. TN

Found in 1920 Census. Children still at home were Clifton, Emment, Alma, & Lucille.
Justice Precinct 5, Honey Grove, Fannin co TX, Hh 251
Benj. F. Wishard, age 51, b. Iowa, parents b. IN, Farmer
Jennie L. , wife, age 45, b. TX, parents b. MO [was her name misunderstood?]
Clifton 17. Emmett 15. Alma 12. Lucile, 10.

1930 Census. Precinct 5, Fannin Co TX, Hh 17, Bagby to Honey Grove Road
Benj. F. Wishard, age 61, married at age 21, b. Iowa, father b. IN, mother b. Ohio, farmer
Nancy L., wife, age 56, married at age 18, b. TX, parents b. MO
Alma, dau, age 22, single, b. TX
Ethel Taylor, dau, age 33, married at 18, b. TX

Benjamin Franklin WISHARD and Nancy Lucinda "Sinda" BLODGETT were married on 13 July 1890 in Fannin County, Texas.9,222 Nancy Lucinda "Sinda" BLODGETT, daughter of Frank BLODGETT and Sarah DOWNY, was born on 25 July 1873.9 She died on 16 May 1956 at the age of 82 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.9

Texas Death Certificare #30386. Nancy died at Marcom Hospital in Ladonia; her residence was Honey Grove. Born 25 Jul 1873, she was 82 when she died 16 May 1956. Frank Blodgett was her father; Sarah Downy her mother. Daughter, Mrs. Ethel Taylor was the informant - as she was for Nancy's daughter Alma May. Nancy died of Uremia and was buried Oak Ridge Cemetery on May 17th.

Benjamin Franklin WISHARD and Nancy Lucinda "Sinda" BLODGETT had the following children:

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i.

Harley L. WISHARD was born on 23 November 1891.9 He died on 25 March 1892 at the age of 0 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Ladonia, TX

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ii.

Edna Earl WISHARD.

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iii.

Lavina Pearl WISHARD.

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iv.

Ethel Jane WISHARD.

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v.

Franklin Cyrus WISHARD.

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vi.

Clifton Freemont WISHARD.

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vii.

Henry Emmett WISHARD.

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viii.

Alma May WISHARD was born on 3 October 1907.9,238 She died on 16 November 1961 at the age of 54 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.9

Texas Death Certificate #63964. Alma never married. She died at home in Honey Grove at age 54, 18 Nov 1961. Mrs. Ethel Taylor was informant. She died of medullary paralysis.

Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Ladonia TX

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ix.

Lucille WISHARD.

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Robert Gordon WISHARD was born on 3 June 1912.9 He died on 11 June 1913 at the age of 1.

Texas Death Certificate #13058. Robert died on the 11 of Jun 1913 - the doctor had attended him from June 8th, but no cause of death is listed. He was one year, eight days old. Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery.