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Maupin, Benjamin F.

Born: 1829-XX-XX Missouri

Died: 1914-03-26 New Jersey


Benjamin F. Maupin was a farmer and landowner in Christian County, Illinois, and the brother-in-law of William J. Bennett. In 1850, Maupin was farming in Christian County and owned real property valued at $800. By 1860, he was living and farming in Taylorville, Illinois.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Christian County, IL, 123; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Taylorville, Christian County, IL, 15; Obituary, The Daily Home News (New Brunswick, NJ), 27 March 1914, 13:7; Daniel W. Stowell et al., eds., The Papers of Abraham Lincoln: Legal Documents and Cases (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008), 2:302-3.