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BENJAMIN B. AND FANNIE (TUBBS) CAMDEN

Benjamin B. Camden was born ca 1790 in Amherst County, Virginia. He was the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Wright) Camden. He was a farmer.

He was married first to Nancy Biddlecomb. They lived in Franklin and Coffee Counties, Tennessee before coming to Missouri in the 1840s. Benjamin appears in the 1850 U.S. Census of St. Francois County, Missouri. They were parents of eleven known children (see below).

He divorced Rachel ca 1856 and married Frances Elizabeth "Fannie" Tubbs. She was born 17 July 1836 in Mississippi, the daughter of Kinsey and Elizabeth Tubbs.

Benjamin B. Camden died and is buried in Dent County, Missouri. Fannie died 14 May 1920 near Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri. She is buried at the Newton Cemetery, Reynolds County, Missouri.

They were the parents of five children:

(1) James K. Polk Camden was born ca 1858 in Missouri. He married Eleanor "Ellen" Miller.

(2) Fred Otis "Pete" Camden was born ca 1861 in Missouri. He married Nancy Lee Pennington.

(3) John Henry "Mack" Camden was born 15 February 1863 in Dent County, Missouri. He married Sarah Jane Newton.

(4) Maryline Camden was born 1867 in Dent County, Missouri. She married Benjamin F. Kitchell and John Wilson Smith.

(5) Eliza Jane Camden was born 14 May 1869 in Dent County, Missouri. She married John Curtis Ellis.


CHILDREN OF
BENJAMIN B. AND NANCY (BIDDLECOMB) CAMDEN

  (1) A son was born ca 1810-15 in Virginia. Listed in his father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee. No further information.

  (2) A daughter was born ca 1810-15 in Virginia. Listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also in the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennessee. No further information.

  (3) Wyatt Camden was born ca 1818 in Virginia. He married Mary Emeline __________.

  (4) A daughter was born ca 1815-20 in Virginia. Listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also in the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennessee. No further information.

  (5) William Preston Camden was born ca 1822 in Virginia. He married Rhoda Ann Collins.

  (6) A daughter was born ca 1820-25 in Virginia or Tennessee. Listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennesee. No further information.

  (7) A daughter was born ca 1825-30 in Virginia or Tennessee. She is listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennessee. No further information.

  (8) A daughter was born ca 1825-30 in Virginia or Tennessee. She is listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennessee. No further information.

  (9) A daughter was born ca 1825-30 in Virginia or Tennessee. She is listed in her father's household in the 1830 U.S. Census of Franklin County, Tennessee and also the 1840 U.S. Census of Coffee County, Tennessee. No further information.

(10) Sarah Camden was born ca 1830 in Franklin County, Tennessee. She married Timothy Gordon.

(11) Benjamin Harrison Camden was born ca 1832 in Franklin County, Tennessee. He married Sarah Ann Tubbs.


REFERENCES:

Obituary of Fannie (Tubbs) Camden. THE ELLINGTON PRESS, Ellington, Reynolds Co. MO Aug. 5, 1920.






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