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McAtee, Benjamin D.

Born: 1819-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1853-03-07 Petersburg, Illinois

Flourished: Menard County, Illinois

Benjamin D. McAtee married Martha Goodman in September 1846 in Menard County, Illinois. The couple had at least two children. In 1850, the family lived in Petersburg, Illinois, where McAtee served as a constable and owned real property valued at $450. McAtee was sheriff of Menard County at the time of his death. He was a member of the Clinton Lodge, No. 19, of the Masons.

Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 12 March 1853, 3:2; 17 March 1853, 2:2; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Menard County, 29 September 1846, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Petersburg, Menard County, IL, 275; Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999 14 March 1853, Menard County (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2015).