6/11/1800 North Twp, Harrison Co, OH. At census time Benjamin lived next door to his parents. He was 27, Elmira was 22 and they had a 1 month old unnamed daughter. Benjamin's occupation was farming.
6/1/1900 Same place. That year the census taker recorded Benjamin at 47, Elmira E at 45. They had been married 22 years with 3 children, all living and at home: Armin M, 20, Ina M, 17, and Gladys M, 10. Living with them was 22 year old Harry J Wolf, laborer. Three doors down were Benjamin's parents.