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Benjamin L. Hilands Hoyland

12 Nov 1827 - 7 Jun 1911

HOYLAND - Benjamin L. - born November 12, 1827 in Ohio - died June 7, 1911 Winfield, Kansas - his early manhood spent in Western Pennsylvania - in 1853 with family to Monroe, Wisconsin - enlisted and served 1 year in the war - 1884 to Cowley County, Kansas making Burden his home until 2 years ago when he went to Winfield. Twice married, both wives deceased - left brother, John W. Hoyland of New Salem, Kansas - children:  Miss Emma Hoyland & Charles S. Hoyland  of Winfield, Kansas- J. Alva Hoyland- Mrs. Ella Bowell & Mrs. Leila Woodle all of Monroe, Wisconsin - 11 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren.


Submitted by Bob McKeon

[Note: Leila Woodle was daughter of Jemima Ellen Lindsey and John Smith Stevenson.] [NOTE: 1st wife Sarah Stevenson, 2nd wife Jemima (Lindsey) Stevenson, widow of John Smith Stevenson.]

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