StedmanFamiliesResearchCenter
One Name Study of the Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]
Benjamin Franklin Stedman

Benjamin Franklin Stedman

Male 1846 - 1909  (~ 63 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Benjamin Franklin Stedman  [1
    Born Feb 1846  ____, ____, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    1850 Census 1850 
    • Walker, Kent Co., MI, p. 213
    1860 Census 1860 
    • Walker, Kent Co., MI, p. 544 (Franklin B.)
    1870 Census 1870  [3
    • ____, Clay Co., IL
    1880 Census 1880 
    • Otsego, Allegan Co., MI, p. 28
    1900 Census 1900 
    • Clyde Twp., Allegan Co., MI, p. 62
    Died 23 Mar 1909  ____, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 23 Mar 1909  Pearl Cemetery, Fennville, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Veterans Index Vol 2 Pg 18 Grand Rapids Public Library

      March 1909: B. F. Stedman, "March 23 a well known farmer of Pearl, was driving to Allegan this morning & when within two miles of this place, fell dead in his wagon from heart disease from which he had suffered for several years past.  He was a Civil War Veteran and at one time was a resident of the M.S.H."  (Michigan Soldiers Home?)
    Person ID I8498  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2011 

    Father Stephen Van Rensselaer Stedman,   b. 28 Feb 1811, Lower Canada, near Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1885, East Bay Twp., Grand Traverse Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Lucy Charlotte Graves,   b. 4 Aug 1819, ____, ____, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1893, Acme, Grand Traverse Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1836  ____, Lorain Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Kitzmiller,   b. 26 Mar 1853, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawa Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1906, ____, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1869  [5
    • 1870 Census
    Children 
     1. Frank Stedman,   b. 19 Dec 1870, ____, ____, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1951  (Age 80 years)
     2. Joseph Fred Stedman,   b. Sep 1873, ____, ____, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1951  (Age ~ 77 years)
     3. Lewis W. Stedman,   b. 18 Aug 1874, ____, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1951, Sunfield, Eaton Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Charles C. Stedman,   b. 13 Sep 1876, ____, ____, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1958, ____, ____, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. William Stephen Stedman,   b. 16 Nov 1884, ____, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1956, Allegan, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Robert C. Stedman,   b. Oct 1887, ____, Allegan Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1951  (Age ~ 63 years)
     7. Guy Roy Stedman,   b. 10 Aug 1889, ____, ____, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1964  (Age 75 years)
     8. Silver Stedman,   b. Jun 1893, ____, ____, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F3774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1846 - ____, ____, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Mar 1909 - Pearl Cemetery, Fennville, Allegan Co., MI Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Benjamin Franklin Stedman (1846-1909)
    Benjamin Franklin Stedman (1846-1909)

  • Sources 
    1. [S147] U. S. Federal Census Records, 1850 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S147] U. S. Federal Census Records, 1860 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S147] U. S. Federal Census Records, 1870, from tommck@maqs.net (Tom McKnelly) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S55] Marriage Records, Ohio, FTM CD #400 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S28] Fennville Herald, Obituary, May 5, 1906 (Reliability: 3).