Tombstone Tuesday: Benjamin L. TRAFFORD and Cecelia Merritt INGERSOLL

Posted On: January 13th, 2010 | Posted by: Dean

trafford21Benjamin L. TRAFFORD was born on 05 August 1835 in New York City, NY. He was the son of Abraham Trafford and Basilea Harmer.

On 15 April 1857 he married Cecelia Merritt INGERSOLL in New York City, New York.

Cecelia was born 05 August 1837 in New York City, New York to Roswell R. Ingersoll and Caroline Merritt.

Benjamin died on 23 December 1883 and Cecelia died on 12 February 1915. They are both buried in the First Presbyterian Churchyard in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County New Jersey.

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2 Responses to “Tombstone Tuesday: Benjamin L. TRAFFORD and Cecelia Merritt INGERSOLL”

  1. Genlighten Blog — Genealogy Documented » Blog Archive » 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy Challenge #5: Trying Out Worldcat.org Says:

    [...] offered) I started out by typing ancestors’ names into the search box. My first try was Benjamin Trafford, my great-great grandfather who eventually rose to the rank of Colonel in the Civil War. I had [...]

  2. Ben Says:

    Benjamin Trafford is also my ancestor. I am actually named after him! Perhaps we are related!

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