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HOWELL CEMETERY, MAURY/GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE LINE
 

CUTBIRTH, Benjamin "Big Ben", Sr b. 1740 d. 1817, Birth Pennsylvania - Death Maury County, Tennessee, buried Howell Cemetery

Benjamin was a Long Hunter and close friend of Daniel Boone. He married Boone's neice, Elizabeth Willcockson around 1760 in Rowan
County, North Carolina and they reared two sons and two daughters in North Carolina and Tennessee.

CUTBIRTH, Elizabeth "Betsy" Willcockson b. 1745 d. 1819, Birth: Chalfont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Death: (southern) Maury County, Tennessee.

Born to John Willcockson and Sarah Boone, eldest sister of Daniel Boone, Frontiersman. Was baptized "Dedicated life to Christ" on August 7, 1773 in Rowan County, North Carolina. About 1760
in North Carolina she married Benjamin Cutbirth.
They reared four children all born in North Carolina:

Daniel Boone CUTBIRTH , Sr. b: 1762 in Rowan Co., NC
Benjamin CUTBIRTH , Jr. b: Abt. 1764 in North Carolina
Mary CUTBIRTH b: Abt. 1770 in North Carolina
Sarah "Sally" CUTBIRTH b: Abt. 1772 in North Carolina


CUTBIRTH, Benjamin, Jr. b. 1764 death date unknown

Information widely disseminated in Historical records such as the Draper Manuscripts . Added here 31 Jul 2012 by C. Wayne Austin