Benjamin Holmes Devoe

Benjamin Holmes Devoe
b. 14 November 1826, Redcreek, Wayne County, New York, to Jesse and Rebecca (Van Vleet) Devoe
d. 12 October 1906, Cherokee County, Kansas

m/1. 1847, Wayne County, New York
Ann Eliza Longyear
b. 22 March 1824, Ulster County, New York, to John and Sarah (–?–) Longyear
d. 17 September 1858, Wayne Township, Noble County, Indiana

m/2.
Maria Jane Rosenbury
b. 29 March 1841, Ohio, to Andrew and Justina (Metland) Rosenbury
d. 4 November 1919, Cherokee County, Kansas

Children with Anna Eliza Longyear:

  • Sarah (1849–1916) married Ezra D. Hall
  • Jessie L. (1851–1914) married Dorliska Adalaid Stanton
  • William Rosemond (1852–1936) married Josephine Joray
  • Albert Charles (1854–1931) married Viola Pearsel
  • Elois Benjamin (1858–1902) married Addie Clara Wiggen

Children with Maria Jane Rosenbury:

  • Oliver Stephen (b. 1862) married Edna L. Wilson
  • Hattie Bell (d. 1936) married Benjamin B. Capron
  • Thomas Edward (b. 1867) married Catherine “Cassie” Row
  • Tena married Elmer Coe
  • Louise “Libby” (1870–1932) married Forest Henry Gager
  • Frank Eugene (1876–1957) married Jessie Alma Gillenwater

Benjamin immigrated to Indiana from Wayne County, New York, in 1857-1858. He migrated to Crawford Township, Cherokee County, Kansas, in 1878.

Submitted by:
Lurah J. Devoe
Kendallville IN

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