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 This was copied from "Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families" Vol III 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO.

Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman on behalf of the Dent County Historical Society

CAMDEN, BENJAMIN B.     Born ca 1790 in Virginia; died in 1873 in Dent County.    Married 1st Rachel Biddlecomb (b. 1790 SC – d. after 1860).

Their children : Wyatt (b. 1815 VA, m. Mary Emeline), William Preston (b. 1822, VA, m. Rhoda Collins 8/9/1846), Sarah (b. 10/25/1823, TN, m. Timothy Gordon, 10/3/1850, Benjamin H. (m. Sarah Ann Tubbs, bur Camden Cem.), Mrs William Messer.

Benjamin married a second time in 1856 to Frances 'Fanny' Tubbs (6/18/1834 – 5/14/1920 at Ellington). Their children were James Kinsey Polk (b. 1858, m. Ellen Miller, 11/4/1880, Fred Otis Peter (b. 1861, m. Nancy Lee Pennington 1885), Sarah Jane Newton (1864 – 1963), Maryline (6/1867 – 1952, m. 1886, B. F. Kitchell, m. John Wilson Smith, 1897, Elizabeth J. (b. 5/14/1869 – 11/16/1950, m. John Ellis 1888).

The grave is located near the Will & Effie Hutchings Sellers home, Mr. Camden was her great great grandfather. He was one of the early settlers.

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