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Notes for Benjamin Pressley

1820 census Israel, Preble Co, Ohio page 108
Robt Pressley
400010-20010-01
1 male 26-45 (Robert, age 30-40)
4 males under 10 (David, age 9, Benjamin, age 4, Robert, age 3 & Samuel, age 1)
1 female 26-45 (Elizabeth, age 26-45)
2 females under 10 (Nancy, age 5, unknown daughter, age 0-5)
1 person engaged in agriculture

1830 census Abbeville, SC
Robert Pressley
1 male 40-50 (Robert, age 40-50)
1 male 15-20 (David, age 19)
2 males 10-15 (Benjamin, age 14 & Robert, age 13)
2 males 5-10 (Samuel, age 10 & unknown son #1, age 5-9)
1 male under 5 (unknown son #2, age 0-5)
1 female 15-20 (Nancy, age 15)
1 female 10-15 (Unknown daughter, age 10-15)
1 female 5-10 (Jane, age 7)
Where is Elizabeth, age 36-55?

Benjamin married Rachel Goddard in 1839

1840 census Randolph Co., IL
Benjamin Pressley
1 male 20-30 (Benjamin, age 24)
1 male under 5 (Reuben, age baby)
1 female 15-20 (Rachel, age 20)
Next door was Elizabeth Pressley household:
2 males 30-40 (Who are they??)
2 males 20-30 (Robert, age 23 & Samuel, age 20)
1 male 15-20 (Unknown son #1 age 15-19 or Unknown son #2, age 15??)
1 female 40-50 (Elizabeth, age 46-50)
1 female 15-20 (Jane, age 17)
Living 2 households away from William Mann household

April 8, 1847 Benjamin married Mrs. Ruth F. Whitaker in Randolph Co., IL

Benjamin died Bet. 1847 - 1850, probably in Randolph Co., IL

1850 census Randolph Co., IL
Household #691 Page 45 Twp5R7
Charles Beaty, age 47, farmer, b. SC
Hannah, age 40, b. SC
John Bratney, age 23, b. IL
Robert S. Bratney, age 21, b. IL
Elizabeth A. Pressley, age 7, b. IL
Household #692
Robert M. Mann, age 79, farmer, b. SC
Mary, age 75, b. SC
Alexander, age 35, farmer, b. KY (widower of Nancy Pressley Mann)
Robert, age 12, b. IL
Alexander, age 10, b. IL
Elizabeth, age 7, b. IL
Sarah, age 5, b. IL

1850 census Randolph Co., IL Twp 5, Range 6
Household #481 Page 31 Twp5R6
William Morris, Jr, age 31, b. IL, farmer
Catherine., age 28, b. IL
George H., age 8, b. IL
William M., age 4, b. IL
James M, age 2, b. IL
Reuben L. Pressley , age 10, b. IL
David Pressley, age 19, b. SC

Family Group Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19
Husband's Name
Benjamin PRESSLEY (AFN:13XN-1FQ) Pedigree
Born: Abt. 1816 Place: <, Fleming, Ky>
Married: 1839 Place:
Wife's Name
Rachel Cohorn GODDARD (AFN:RSDX-RH) Pedigree
Born: 3 Dec 1820 Place: , Fleming, Ky
Died: 3 Jan 1846 Place: Sparta, Randolph, Ill
Married: 1839 Place:
Father: Reuben GODDARD (AFN:N0GL-CH) Family

Children
1. Sex Name
M Reuben PRESSLEY (AFN:13XN-1GX) Pedigree
Born: Abt. 1842 Place: <, Fleming, Ky>
Died: Place: Chattanooga, , Tenn-Civil War

2. Sex Name
F Elizabeth Ann PRESSLEY (AFN:13XN-1H5) Pedigree
Born: Abt. 1844 Place: <, Fleming, Ky>

PRESLEY, BENJAMIN C WHITAKER, RUTH F MRS 04/08/1847 000/ 165 RANDOLPH