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Benj F. Veach, Lansing

ASA VEACH, farmer, Section 6, P. O. Falls City, Nebraska. Located on present farm in 1874. It consists of 320 acres of prairie and twenty-five acres of timber. Mr. V. rents the farm at present and devotes his attention to fine stock. He has a fine Norman Percheron stallion and Kentucky Jack. The latter is of Black Mammoth stock, sixteen and one-half hands high and weighing 1,100 pounds. Mr. Veach is a native of Indiana. He was born in Orange County, November 25, 1820. When he was about eight years old his mother moved to Hendricks County where he remained engaged in farming until 1849. He then moved to Clayton County, Iowa and from there in 1874 to Nebraska. He was married in Hendricks County, Ind., February 6, 1845, to Miss Nancy Parks of that county. She died leaving six children, William F., Moses A., James M., Benjamin F., Charles H., and Luella. He was married to his present wife in Hendricks County, Ind., September 26, 1869. She was Miss Lucinda C. Atkins, of Hendricks County. They have one child living, Myrtle. Mr. A. is a member of the Christian Church and A., F. & A. M. of Salem, Neb.
In 1885 Richardson County, Nebraska B. F. Veach is a hardware dealer, he and Mary both 26, with W.F. 4.

Benj timber-claimed a quarter in 15, 3S 43W in 1895.  In 1900 Richardson County, Nebraska, Benj F. Veach is a grain buyer, born Oct 1858 in Iowa, married 22 years to maryh A. January 1859 i Kentucky, have Walter Apri 1881 Nebraska.
1905 Falls City "Walter Veach and little daughter of Verdon were in this I - city last Friday and Saturday." |
Benjamin is a hardware dealer in 1920 Richardson County, with Mary living alone.
Mary Veach died April 30, 1939 in Pipestone County, Minnesota.
FindaGrave # 133878247 has Mary born Jan 10, 1859, dying April 30, 1939, buried in Falls City, Nebraska, with Benjamin 1858-1939.

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