Benjamin A. Canfield (Deceased) born in Shandaken, Ulster Co., N.Y., Aug. 24, 1821; came to this Co. July 1, 1846; married Annie McGuffin, who was born in London, Canada, July 28, 1833; Mr. Canfield, during life, held the offices of Tax Collector and School Director, and was also class leader of the M.E. Church for a number of years; he died Feb. 14, 1874; Mrs. Canfield, who survives her husband; owns 291 acres farm land; resides Sec. 21, P.O. Chana; is a member of the M.E. Church, and mother of six children; Catherine Imogene, Helen Rosamond, Sarah Abigail, Violet May, John Benjamin, and Blanche Anna.

Return to Ogle Co. Genealogy Site