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Benjamin William Rolfe

Benjamin William Rolfe[1]

Male 1822 - 1882  (59 years)

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  • Name Benjamin William Rolfe 
    Born 7 Oct 1822  Rumford, Oxford, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Utah (Utah Territory), USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1850

    Utah Territory, Great Salt Lake, Dwelling 139, Family 139

    Benjamin Rolfe, 28, plasterer, born in Maine. Prudence, wife, 26, born in Vermont. Value of real estate is $40. Census records indicate that they married within the year. Next door to Henson and Elizabeth Walker; Elizabeth Burton. 
    Age: 28 
    Census 10 Jul 1860  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1860

    Utah, Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, page 158 and 159, 10 Jul 1860, dwelling 1161, family 38

    B.W. Rolfe, head, 38. Prudence A., wife, 36. Children: Benjamin W., son, 8; Gideon G, son 6; Samuel A., son, 2. He is a carpenter and joiner. Value of real estate is $250; value of personal property is $200. He was born in Maine; she was born Vermont; the children in Utah. Next door to John and Harriet Parry; Jepe W. Fox. 
    Age: 38 
    Census 12 Jul 1870  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870

    Utah Territory, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ward 16, 12 Jul 1870, page 7, Dwelling 48, Family 48

    Benjamin Ralf, head 46. Prudence, wife 42. Children: Young, son 19; Gideyon, son 12; Samuel, son 7. He is a carpenter; she is keeping house. Value of real estate is $1,000; personal property $500. Young is a teamster; Gideyon is at home. He is born in Conneticut; she was born in Vermont; the children are born in Utah. Next door to Emily Spencer; [unreadable] Kimball.

    Note: Surname was record by census taker as Ralf and not Rolfe. 
    Age: 46 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880

    Utah, Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, page , SD 136, ED 48, dwelling 45, family 64

    Benjamin Williams Rolfe, head, 57. Prudence Gibbs, wife, 56. Children: Benjamin Williams Jr., son 27; Gideon Gibbs, son 25; Samuel Aaron, son 22. He was a carpenter; she kept house. All three sons were farmers. He was born in Maine, she was born in Vermont and the children born in Utah. Record states that he Benjamin has epilepsy. Next door to Lenard and Emeline Kesler; Presinda Lathrop and Phoebe Ann Kimball  
    Age: 57 
    Died 31 May 1882  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 2 Jun 1882  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Benjamin William Rolfe
    Benjamin William Rolfe
    Born in Rumford, Maine
    October 7, 1822
    Died in Salt Lake City, Utah
    June 2, 1882
    Benjamin Wiliam Rolfe (1822 - 1882) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Benjamin Wiliam Rolfe (1822 - 1882) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Person ID I466  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2013 

    Father Ancestors Samuel Jones Rolfe,   b. 26 Aug 1794, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1869, Lehi, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth Hathaway,   b. 29 Aug 1802, Levonia, Oxford County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct. 1877, Lehi, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 04 Mar 1818  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family Record ROLFE, SAMUEL JONES (son of Benjamin Rolfe and Mary Sweet of Massachusetts). He was born Aug. 26, 1794, Concord, N. H. Came to Utah September, 1847, A. H. Smoot company.

    Married Elizabeth Hathaway March 4, 1818, Maine. She was born Aug. 29, 1801.

    Their children:
    Gilbert H. b. 1820;
    Benjamin W. b. 1822;
    Tallman H. b. 1824;
    lanthus J. b. 1826;
    Weltha, b. 1328;
    Lydia b. Dec. 26, 1831;
    Horace C. b. Jan. 4, 1834;
    Samuel J. b. Jan. 3, 1836;
    William J. b. Dec 8, 1839;
    Mary Ann b Feb. 6, 1843;
    David L. b. 1846.

    Member high priests quorum; bishop at Winter Quarters, Neb., 1846-47. County treasurer San Bernardinn, Calif. House carpenter and joiner. He died July, 1867, at Lehi, Utah.  [7
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Prudence Larilla Gibbs,   b. 10 Jul 1823, Benson, Rutland County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1907, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +01. Benjamin William Rolfe, JR,   b. 19 Apr 1852, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1920, Hunter, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     02. Gideon Gibbs Rolfe,   b. 23 Mar 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1895  (Age 42 years)
     03. Samuel Jasper Rolfe,   b. 6 Sep 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     04. Samuel Aaron Rolfe,   b. 9 Dec 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1883  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F446  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] The Winter Quarters Project, (http://winterquarters.byu.edu) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 9056926 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S120] 1850 United States Federal Census, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com), Year: 1850; Census Place: , Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory; Roll: M432_919; Page: 34 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S111] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ancestry,com), Year: 1860; Census Place: Great Salt Lake City Ward 16, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory; Roll: M653_1313; Page: 238; (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S103] 1870 United States Federal Census, 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d., (Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: ), Salt Lake City Ward 16, Salt Lake, Utah Territory; Roll: M593_1611; Page: 678 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C, (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah; Roll: T9_1337; Family History Film: 1255337; Page: 132.3000; Enumeration District: 48 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S119] Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men, (Ancestry.com ) (Reliability: 3).