4.129 Benjamin Franklin DURVIN

Male 1833 - 1886  (53 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin DURVIN 
    Title 4.129 
    Born 05 Jan 1833  Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Benjamin F. Durvin (age 7) presumed in household of father, William D. Durvin 
    Census 1850  Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Benjamin F. Durvin (age 18) in household of father, William D. Durvin  
    Civil War: CSA Enlistment 17 Jun 1863  Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    VA: 1st Battalion Virginia Infantry Local Defence (Capt. Henry Fitzgerald's Company, Ordnance Department Battalion); Pvt., 3rd Sgt. 
    Died 16 Sep 1886  Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Commentary: DWD 4.129

      During the Civil War, Benjamin F. Durvin enlisted, 17 June 1863 at Richmond VA, in Co. D., 1st Battalion Virginia Infantry Local Defence (Capt. Henry Fitzgerald's Company, Ordnance Department Battalion) and joined for duty at the Carbine Factory, Richmond. By December 1864, he had attained the rank of 3rd Sergeant, detailed to the C.S. Armory.
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      Tim Grana

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      NARA (Roll M324 - Compiled Service Records - Confederate) records:

      * Benjamin F. Durvin, aged 40 years, enlisted Co. D., 1st Battalion Virginia Infantry Local Defense (Capt. Henry Fitzgerald's Company - Ordnance Department Battalion), at Richmond, Virginia, on 17 June 1863 (mustered in 18 June). Joined for duty: "Carbine Factory, Richmond" for "Period: Residence in the City."
      * Muster Roll (1 December 1864): present.
      * Muster Roll (19 January 1865: 1 October-31 December 1864): 3rd Sergeant, present. "Detailed to C.S.Armory."
    Person ID I3827  DARUSA | Descendants of William Darwin
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2013 

    Father William D. DURVIN,   b. 1788, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth HALL,   b. About 1800, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850-1860  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1817  Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Elizabeth COATES,   b. 1832, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Aug 1854  Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Marion DURVIN,   b. 13 Feb 1857, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1889, Fort Sidney, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +2. Theodore Nelson DURVIN,   b. 28 Dec 1858, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1916, Amelia County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +3. Viola Pauline DURVIN,   b. 28 Jun 1860, Caroline County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1942, Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. George Washington DURVIN,   b. 18 May 1864, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1865, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Robert Benjamin DURVIN,   b. 20 Sep 1866, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1889  (Age 22 years)
    +6. Alice Fields DURVIN,   b. 09 Oct 1869, Caroline County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1962, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2009 
    Family ID F1274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Jan 1833 - Louisa County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Benjamin F. Durvin (age 7) presumed in household of father, William D. Durvin - 1840 - Louisa County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Benjamin F. Durvin (age 18) in household of father, William D. Durvin - 1850 - Louisa County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1854 - Louisa County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivil War: CSA Enlistment - VA: 1st Battalion Virginia Infantry Local Defence (Capt. Henry Fitzgerald's Company, Ordnance Department Battalion); Pvt., 3rd Sgt. - 17 Jun 1863 - Richmond, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1886 - Richmond, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S116] CEN: 1840 VA Louisa.

    2. [S126] CEN: 1850 VA Louisa.
      "Benjamin Durvin, 18, M, laborer, b. VA"