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Biography of Benjamin Franklin Wall, Jr.



B.F. WALL, was born in North Carolina, Rockingham county, March 3, 1828. His father, Benjamin F., was a native of the same state; born November 11, 1803, died February 25, 1868. When B.F. was about six years of age, he moved to Johnson county, Missouri,and settled on a farm. His mother, Susan F., was born September 30, 1806. Mr. Wall was married to Miss Eliza Jane Dudley, a native of this county. Her father was a Virginian, and died in 1860, at the age of forty-one years. Their familyconsists of three children: Henry J., who lately graduated at the Normal School, Warrensburg, Cora, and Julius Ezra.
Mr. Wall is a man of determination and highly respected by all who know him. No one has larger scope of friends and neighborsthan the Wall family; and nothing but kind and hospitable treatment is received from their hands. Himself, wife and daughter, are members of the Baptist church. His lands consist of 920 acres, a larger part of it well improved; he has one ofthe best dwellings in the county, situated in a beautiful location, surrounded by all modern improvements. With the rich blessing of Providence showered upon the work of his hands, Mr. Wall may well be termed a lord of the soil.


Owner/Source Johnson Co., MO biographies
DateAbt 1882
PlaceHolden town
Linked toBenjamin Franklin WALL

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