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Elias Benner

Birthplace: Pa, Venango, Crawford , Pennsylvania, United States
Death: October 30, 1838 (43)
Haun's Mill, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Caldwell , Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Benner Jr and Catharine Benner
Husband of Eliza Benner; Mary Benner and Christiana Benner
Father of Franklin Benner; Eliza Benner; Catherine Mcbee; George Nelson Benner; Jacob Elias Benner and 9 others
Brother of Mary M. Forney; Barbara Study; Henry Benner; Catharine Jemison and Elizabeth Pricer

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About Elias Benner

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Birth: Jun. 5, 1795 Pennsylvania, USA

Death: Oct. 30, 1838 Caldwell County Missouri, USA

Located: on the north bank of Shoal Creek, in what is now Fairview Township. Elias is one of 17 Mormons killed in the Haun's Mill Massacre.

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Birth: Pennsylvania

Son of Daniel Benner Jr. & Catharine Ettleman

Married: Christiana Cramer, 8 December 1830, Stark, Ohio


  • Sarah Benner
  • Elizabeth Benner
  • Benjamin Franklin Benner
  • Hiram Benner

Married: Mary Clapper, 30 January 1816


  • George Benner
  • Catherine Benner
  • Mary Benner
  • Henry Benner
  • (child) Benner
  • Elias Benne
  • Jacob Benner

Burial: Hauns Mill Cemetery Hauns Mill Caldwell County Missouri, USA

Created by: Caryn Hood Record added: Mar 13, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 10610647

Elias Benner was a many of deep religious convictions. He was a member of the early organization of the Latter Day Saints Church. He belonged to the ministry and was a preacher. It is said that he was killed by a mob in Missouri when the Saints were driven out of that state and was therefore one of the early martyrs in their cause. Info from the Fortney Five Family Records.

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Elias Benner's Timeline

June 5, 1795
Venango, Crawford , Pennsylvania, United States
April 15, 1817
Age 21
Stark, Ohio, United States
August 21, 1819
Age 24
Washington County, Maryland, USA
August 21, 1821
Age 26
Massillon, Stark, Ohio, USA
September 8, 1823
Age 28
Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, USA
August 26, 1825
Age 30
Massillon, Stark, Ohio, USA
February 2, 1828
Age 32
Stark, Ohio, United States
March 15, 1830
Age 34
Stark County, Ohio, USA