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Benoni Dawson Knight Sturgis1,2,3,4

Male
b. 6 January 1856, d. 7 November 1947


Mother Eleanor Firestone1 b. 25 October 1825, d. 4 October 1899
Father Joseph Sturges1 b. circa 1814
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Family Ella Ruth Badger b. 24 July 1860, d. 10 May 1931
Marriage* 4 October 1879  Wayne Co., OH, Groom's Name: Benoni K. Sturgis
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Bride's Name: Ella Badger
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Marriage Date: 04 Oct 1879
Marriage Place: Wayne Co., Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86935-5
System Origin: Ohio-VR
Source Film Number: 0425757
Reference Number: 2:3Q67TGD
Collection: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, Principal=Ella Ruth Badger3 
Children  1. Lorain Osman Sturgis b. 21 Mar 1880, d. 15 Feb 1936
  2. Margaret E. Sturgis b. May 1881
  3. Sarah Ellen "Sadie" Sturgis b. 16 Jul 1882
  4. William Hoadley Sturgis b. 13 Mar 1884, d. Jun 1972
  5. Cora Oscella Sturgis b. 13 Mar 1887
  6. Jane B. Sturgis b. 21 Nov 1890, d. b 1900
  7. Robert Leroy Sturgis b. 21 Apr 1892, d. 22 Jul 1936
  8. Mae Eudora Sturgis b. 28 Jul 1898 or 30 Jul 1898, d. 10 Jun 1942

Name Variation   Knight Sturgis4 
Birth* 6 January 1856  East Union Twp., Wayne Co., OH1,4 
Census* 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Series: M653, Roll: 1050, Page: 25A, June 14
(enumerated with father, Joseph Sturges)
29, 346, 359, Sturges, Knight, 4, M, , , , , Ohio, , , , ,1 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1280, Page: 175BB, June 10
(enumerated with father, Joe Sturgess)
28, 200, 198, Sturgess, Verona, 14, M, W, At Home, , , Ohio, 1, , , , , , , , ,2 
Marriage* 4 October 1879  Wayne Co., OH, Groom's Name: Benoni K. Sturgis
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Bride's Name: Ella Badger
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Marriage Date: 04 Oct 1879
Marriage Place: Wayne Co., Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86935-5
System Origin: Ohio-VR
Source Film Number: 0425757
Reference Number: 2:3Q67TGD
Collection: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, Principal=Ella Ruth Badger3 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 230, Series: T9, Roll: 1076, Page: 165B, June 9
49, 113, 118, Sturgis, P K, W, M, 24, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ireland, Ohio
50, 113, 118, Sturgis, Ellen, W, F, 19, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 230, Series: T9, Roll: 1076, Page: 166A, June 8
01, 113, 118, Sturgis, Lorane, W, F, 2/12, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio5 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 150, Series: T623, Roll: 1331, Page: 161A, June 7
Sheet 4A
31, 77, 80, Stirgus, Bennoni K, Head, W, M, Jan, 1856, 44, M, 21, , , Ohio, Ireland, Ohio, , , , Farmer, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, M, F, 35
32, 77, 80, Stirgus, Ella R, Wife, W, F, July, 1860, 39, M, 21, 8, 7, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
33, 77, 80, Stirgus, Lorain O, Son, W, M, March, 1880, 20, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Farm Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
34, 77, 80, Stirgus, Margret E, Daughter, W, F, May, 1881, 19, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
35, 77, 80, Stirgus, William H, Son, W, M, March, 1886, 14, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Farm Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
36, 77, 80, Stirgus, Cora B, Daughter, W, F, Nov, 1888, 11, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , At School, , 6, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
37, 77, 80, Stirgus, Robert L, Son, W, M, April, 1893, 7, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , At School, , 8, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
38, 77, 80, Stirgus, May J, Daughter, W, F, July, 1898, 1, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , , , , , , ,6 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 163, Series: T624, Roll: 1239, Page: 160B, April 21
Sheet 2B
88, 48, 48, Sturgis, B Knight, Head, M, W, 54, M1, 31, , , Ohio, Irish; Ireland, Ohio, , , English, Farmer, General Farm, OA, , , Yes, Yes, , R, , F, 90, , ,
89, 48, 48, Sturgis, R Ella, Wife, F, W, 49, M1, 31, 8, 7, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
90, 48, 48, Sturgis, Robert L, Son, M, W, 17, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, Farm Laborer, Home Farm, W, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
91, 48, 48, Sturgis, May, Daughter, F, W, 11, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,7 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 200, Series: T625, Roll: 1448, Page: 160B, January 30
Sheet 7B
79, 165, 168, Sturgis, B Knight, Head, O, M, M, W, 64, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ireland, Irish, Ohio, , Yes, Farmer, General Farm, OA, 136
80, 165, 168, Sturgis, Ruthella, Wife, , , F, W, 63, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, Ohio, , Yes, None, , ,8 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Apple Creek Village, ED: 85-17, Series: T626, Roll: 1888, Page: 26A, May 7
Sheet 4A
06, 94, 98, Sturgis, B Knight, Head, O, 2800, , No, M, W, 74, M, 24, No, Yes, Ohio, Irish Free State, Ohio, , 59, 04, 1, , , Yes, Laborer, Construction, 73x1, W, Yes, , No, ,
07, 94, 98, Sturgis, Ruth E, Wife-H, , , , No, F, W, 69, M, 19, No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Pennsylvania, , 59, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,9 
Death Cert* 7 November 1947  Apple Creek, Wayne Co., OH, Name: Benoni Dawson Knight Sturgis
Titles & Terms:
Death Date: 07 Nov 1947
Death Place: Apple Creek, Wayne, Ohio, United States
Birth Date: 06 Jan 1856
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Birthplace: Wayne County, Ohio
Death Age: 91 years 10 months 1 day
Gender: Male
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Race or Color: Caucasian
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Father's Name: Joseph Sturgis
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Mother's Name: Eleanor Firestone
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Film Number: 2246315
Digital Folder Number: 4071608
Image Number: 01164
Certificate Number: 73365
Collection: Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, Informant=William Hoadley Sturgis4
Death 7 November 1947  Apple Creek, Wayne Co., OH4 
Burial* 10 November 1947  Apple Creek Cemetery, Apple Creek, Wayne Co., OH4 

Citations
  1. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S858] Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.
  4. [S260] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953.
  5. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.


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