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Benjamin Harrison (Ben) was born on September 19th, 1888 in Hancock Co., Kentucky.1   Benjamin Harrison (Ben)'s father was Jeremiah Henderson Basham and his mother was Sarah Ellen Higgs.  His paternal grandparents were Cary Jackson 'Jack' Basham and Annis Warner; his maternal grandparents were Alfred Higgs and Sarah Jane Calloway. He had ten brothers and six sisters, named Finous, Harvey, Hilous, Eugene C (Gene), Eulace, Edward Otis, Ruthford, Flora, Chester, Harold, Bertha S., Pearl, Carrie, Essie, Anna Lee and Clara Louise.  He was the sixth oldest of the seventeen children. He had a half-sister named Mary Jane.  He died at the age of 96 on February 5th, 1985 in Clarksville, Clark Co., Indiana.1 

Benjamin Harrison (Ben)'s first family with Mamie Redman

‌Benjamin Harrison (Ben) and Mamie were married in a religious ceremony on March 7th, 1909 in Marshall, Searcy Co., Arkansas.1   They had a son and five daughters, named Benjamin Harrison, Jr., Wenoka, Juanita, Anne Ellen, Living and Living.

Benjamin Harrison (Ben)'s second family with Irene Strutt

‌Benjamin Harrison (Ben) and Irene were married in a religious ceremony on December 21st, 1936 in Charlestown, Clark Co., Indiana.1 

Benjamin Harrison (Ben)'s third family with Rebecca Jones Whitefield

‌Benjamin Harrison (Ben) and Rebecca Jones were married in a religious ceremony on October 4th, 1950 in Boonville, Warrick Co., Indiana.1 

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