Dillard, Benjamin F.

Born: 1810-08-10 Virginia

Died: 1868-09-05 Logan County, Illinois

Flourished: 1831-03-11 Sangamon County, Illinois

Dillard moved with his family to Todd County, Kentucky, and then to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1830. He married Mary Crowder in 1836, with whom he had seven children. They owned a farm just southwest of Springfield. In 1850, he was a farmer and owned $1,000 in real estate.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 250-51; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 197.