Benjamin F. Barnhisel

#5842, b. about 1838, d. 6 Feb 1863
Last Edited:20 Jan 2016
FatherJacob Barnhisel b. 18 Sep 1798, d. 24 Oct 1876
MotherSusannah Grogg b. about 1808, d. 11 Feb 1882
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell

Outline of Life Events:

BirthBenjamin F. Barnhisel was born about 1838 at Trumbull County, OH.1,2
Census1840, male 00-05Based on age, it is possible that Benjamin F. Barnhisel was counted as a free white male under the age of five, in the household of Jacob Barnhisel on the 1840 Census at Lake Township, Stark County, OH.3
Census1850, household memberBenjamin Barnhart (given age 14) was enumerated as a household member living with Cornelius Barnhart (given age 22) on the 1850 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Although they were entered as Barnharts, it is obvious from the names and ages of family members that this is the Barnhisel family.1
Census1860, household memberBenjmin Barnhisle (given age 22) was enumerated in the household of Jacob Barnhisle (given age 60) on the 1860 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. His occupation was given as "Serving".4
MilitaryBenjamin F. Barnhisel served in the military during the Civil War, as a Union Private in Company D of the Ohio Infantry.5
DeathHe died on 6 Feb 1863 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, TN.2
BurialHe was buried at Stones River National Cemetery in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, TN. His grave is located at plot O-5924.5


  1. [S849] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  2. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  3. [S1329] 1840 U.S. Census. OH. Stark County. population schedule.
  4. [S850] 1860 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  5. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online