Benjamin Oliver "Benj
" Hattaway Benjamin Oliver "Benj " Hattaway  ‎(I5)‎
Given Names: Benjamin Oliver
Nickname: Benj
Surname: Hattaway


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Birth: 13 January 1827 34 32 Warren County, GA
Death: 4 May 1895 ‎(Age 68)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth Birth 13 January 1827 34 32 Warren County, GA


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Note: Baton was listed in Warren county during the 1820 and 1830 census.
Census 20 November 1850 ‎(Age 23)‎ Washington County, GA


Show Details Source: 1850 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1850/pg0227b.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: GA COUNTY: Washington DIVISION: 91 PAGE NO: 233A pg. 465
  Text: 6 445 445 Hattaway Benona 17 M Farmer Georgia


Note: Benjamin was listed in the household of Baton Hattaway in 1850. He is also listed as a farmer.
Civil Marriage MarriageCivil Marriage
Nancy Giles - 5 February 1852 ‎(Age 25)‎ Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: Hancock County Marriage Book, 1808-1879
Publication: Georgia Virtual Vault (online)
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­40566­
  Text: Page 89
Aug 27 Mr Benona Hattaway & wife Nancy Giles
5 Febry 1852 Henry W Coleman JP

Census 24 July 1860 ‎(Age 33)‎ Washington County, GA


Show Details Source: 1860 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1860/pg00285.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YR: 1860 TERRITORY: GA COUNTY: Washington REEL NO: M643-140 PAGE NO: 290
  Text: 20 993 973 Hattaway Benina 27 M Farmer 500 200 Georgia


Note: Benjamin is called Benina in the census but the name of the wife and children are correct and consistent with other records.
Military MilitaryEnlistment
3 October 1861 ‎(Age 34)‎ Joined Confederate Army Washington County, GA

Agency: B company, 1st Reg, 1st Brigade

Show Details Source: Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
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  Text: Hataway, Benjamin O. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861. Mustered out April 3, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal of Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 8, 1862. Roll for Febr


Note: Benj first joined the Confederate forces with the GA state troops and later joined the 59th Regiment, Co B which was also known as Jackson Guards.
Military MilitaryPromotion
8 May 1862 ‎(Age 35)‎ Promoted to 2nd Corporal Unknown

Agency: Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

Show Details Source: Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
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  Text: Hataway, Benjamin O. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861. Mustered out April 3, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal of Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 8, 1862. Roll for Febr


Note: Interesting side note to this is that Ben was promoted on the same day that Thomas and Alfred joined the unit. One can't help but wonder if he was promoted because he brought more recruits ‎(even if they were his brothers)‎.
Military Military February 1865 ‎(Age 38)‎ Last listed on the rolls Unknown


Show Details Source: Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
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  Text: Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present.

Military MilitaryParole
18 May 1865 ‎(Age 38)‎ Released from POW status Augusta, Aiken, Georgia, USA

Agency: Union forces

Show Details Source: Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
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  Text: Hardaway, B. O. - private. Appears only on a roll of prisoners of
war paroled at Augusta, Ga. May 18, 1865.


Note: Some time between his last listing with the 59th and his release from prison, he had to have been captured but it is unsure where or when.
Census 21 July 1870 ‎(Age 43)‎ Washington County, GA


Show Details Source: 1870 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1870/pg0282a.txt
Citation Details:  Pg 8 Ln 3

Census 1 June 1880 ‎(Age 53)‎ Washington County, GA


Show Details Source: 1880 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1880/ed123-pg195a.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YEAR: 1880 STATE: GA COUNTY: Washington TOWNSHIP: 96th Dist. Ga. Mil. MICROFILM#: T9-170 DISTRICT: 2 ENUM/DISTR: 126 ENUMERATOR: Dr. Wm. W. Carr ENUM/DATE-RANGE: June 1-29, 1880 CENSUS-DAY: June 1, 1880
  Text: 284A 6 126 21 . . 149 149 Hataway Bill W M 50 . . . x . . Farmer


Note: In the census, he's listed as Bill but the wife and children are consistent with age and name.
Occupation Occupation 1 June 1880 ‎(Age 53)‎ Farmer Washington County, GA


Show Details Source: 1880 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1880/ed123-pg195a.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YEAR: 1880 STATE: GA COUNTY: Washington TOWNSHIP: 96th Dist. Ga. Mil. MICROFILM#: T9-170 DISTRICT: 2 ENUM/DISTR: 126 ENUMERATOR: Dr. Wm. W. Carr ENUM/DATE-RANGE: June 1-29, 1880 CENSUS-DAY: June 1, 1880
  Text: 284A 6 126 21 . . 149 149 Hataway Bill W M 50 . . . x . . Farmer


Note: Benjamin is listed as a farmer in all of the census records.
Census 1890 ‎(Age 62)‎ Warthen, Washington, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: 1890 Federal Census of Washington County
Publication: Central Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc.
Citation Details:  Page 108
  Text: Hataway, Benoni O......W.....M.....67.....GA


Note: The children are different than previous census records but that could be from moving out and starting their own family. The age and wife's name are correct.
Death Death 4 May 1895 ‎(Age 68)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA

Cause of death: Unknown
Burial Burial 5 May 1895 ‎(1 day after death)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
Cemetery Cemetery: Pine Hill Methodist Church Cemetery

Tombstone for Benjamin O HattawayTombstone for Benjamin O Hattaway


Globally unique Identifier 5098895F094D5B44C51051E15E9ACA1E0965
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Parents Family  (1)
Baton Hattaway
1793 - 1876
Martha May
1795 -
David J. Hattaway
1817 - 1874
Mary E. Hattaway
1818 - 1904
Nathan M. Hattaway
1821 - 1880
John M. Hattaway
1822 - 1888
Ann Hattaway
1822 - 1894
Benjamin Oliver "Benj " Hattaway
1827 - 1895
Leonidas Hattaway
1831 -
Martha Hattaway
1834 -
Alfred Baton "A.B." Hattaway
1835 - 1902
Francis E. Hattaway
1836 -
Thomas L.M. Hattaway
1842 -

Immediate Family  (F17)
Nancy Giles
1843 -
Annie E Hattaway
1854 - 1876
James T. Hattaway
1856 -
John Penny Hattaway
1847 - 1929
Benona O. Hattaway
1866 - 1922
Sarah Hattaway
1868 -
Martha Susan Hattaway
1876 - 1922


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BIRT Baton was listed in Warren county during the 1820 and 1830 census.
CENS Benjamin was listed in the household of Baton Hattaway in 1850. He is also listed as a farmer.
CENS Benjamin is called Benina in the census but the name of the wife and children are correct and consistent with other records.
Military Benj first joined the Confederate forces with the GA state troops and later joined the 59th Regiment, Co B which was also known as Jackson Guards.
Military Interesting side note to this is that Ben was promoted on the same day that Thomas and Alfred joined the unit. One can't help but wonder if he was promoted because he brought more recruits ‎(even if they were his brothers)‎.
Military Some time between his last listing with the 59th and his release from prison, he had to have been captured but it is unsure where or when.
CENS In the census, he's listed as Bill but the wife and children are consistent with age and name.
Occupation Benjamin is listed as a farmer in all of the census records.
CENS The children are different than previous census records but that could be from moving out and starting their own family. The age and wife's name are correct.

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Sources
Census 1850 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1850/pg0227b.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: GA COUNTY: Washington DIVISION: 91 PAGE NO: 233A pg. 465
  Text: 6 445 445 Hattaway Benona 17 M Farmer Georgia
Marriage Hancock County Marriage Book, 1808-1879
Publication: Georgia Virtual Vault (online)
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­40566­
  Text: Page 89
Aug 27 Mr Benona Hattaway & wife Nancy Giles
5 Febry 1852 Henry W Coleman JP
Marriage Hancock County Marriage Book, 1808-1879
Publication: Georgia Virtual Vault (online)
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­40566­
  Text: Page 89
Aug 27 Mr Benona Hattaway & wife Nancy Giles
5 Febry 1852 Henry W Coleman JP
Marriage Hancock County Marriage Book, 1808-1879
Publication: Georgia Virtual Vault (online)
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­40566­
  Text: Page 89
Aug 27 Mr Benona Hattaway & wife Nancy Giles
5 Febry 1852 Henry W Coleman JP
Census 1860 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1860/pg00285.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YR: 1860 TERRITORY: GA COUNTY: Washington REEL NO: M643-140 PAGE NO: 290
  Text: 20 993 973 Hattaway Benina 27 M Farmer 500 200 Georgia
Military Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
Publication: http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/59th_inf_regt_rost_b.html
Citation Details:  ­http­://­files­.­usgwarchives­.­net­/­ga­/­washington­/­military­/­civilwar­/­rosters­/­59thregcob­.­txt­
  Text: Hataway, Benjamin O. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861. Mustered out April 3, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal of Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 8, 1862. Roll for Febr
Military Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
Publication: http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/59th_inf_regt_rost_b.html
Citation Details:  ­http­://­files­.­usgwarchives­.­net­/­ga­/­washington­/­military­/­civilwar­/­rosters­/­59thregcob­.­txt­
  Text: Hataway, Benjamin O. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861. Mustered out April 3, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal of Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 8, 1862. Roll for Febr
Military Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
Publication: http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/59th_inf_regt_rost_b.html
Citation Details:  ­http­://­files­.­usgwarchives­.­net­/­ga­/­washington­/­military­/­civilwar­/­rosters­/­59thregcob­.­txt­
  Text: Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present.
Military Muster of the 59th Reg, B co.
Publication: http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/infantry/rosters/roster2/59th_inf_regt_rost_b.html
Citation Details:  ­http­://­files­.­usgwarchives­.­net­/­ga­/­washington­/­military­/­civilwar­/­rosters­/­59thregcob­.­txt­
  Text: Hardaway, B. O. - private. Appears only on a roll of prisoners of
war paroled at Augusta, Ga. May 18, 1865.
Census 1870 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1870/pg0282a.txt
Citation Details:  Pg 8 Ln 3
Census 1880 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1880/ed123-pg195a.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YEAR: 1880 STATE: GA COUNTY: Washington TOWNSHIP: 96th Dist. Ga. Mil. MICROFILM#: T9-170 DISTRICT: 2 ENUM/DISTR: 126 ENUMERATOR: Dr. Wm. W. Carr ENUM/DATE-RANGE: June 1-29, 1880 CENSUS-DAY: June 1, 1880
  Text: 284A 6 126 21 . . 149 149 Hataway Bill W M 50 . . . x . . Farmer
Occupation 1880 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1880/ed123-pg195a.txt
Citation Details:  CENSUS YEAR: 1880 STATE: GA COUNTY: Washington TOWNSHIP: 96th Dist. Ga. Mil. MICROFILM#: T9-170 DISTRICT: 2 ENUM/DISTR: 126 ENUMERATOR: Dr. Wm. W. Carr ENUM/DATE-RANGE: June 1-29, 1880 CENSUS-DAY: June 1, 1880
  Text: 284A 6 126 21 . . 149 149 Hataway Bill W M 50 . . . x . . Farmer
Census 1890 Federal Census of Washington County
Publication: Central Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc.
Citation Details:  Page 108
  Text: Hataway, Benoni O......W.....M.....67.....GA

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Family with Parents
Parent
Baton Hattaway ‎(I1)‎
Birth 1793 28 Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, USA
Death 20 January 1876 ‎(Age 83)‎ Warthen, Washington, Georgia, USA
2 years
Parent
 
Martha May ‎(I2)‎
Birth 1795 North Carolina
Death  

Civil Marriage: 1815 -- Mitchell, Warren, Georgia, USA
2 years
#1
Sibling
David J. Hattaway ‎(I154)‎
Birth 1817 24 22 Warren County, GA
Death 7 April 1874 ‎(Age 57)‎ Washington County, GA
2 years
#2
Sibling
Mary E. Hattaway ‎(I47)‎
Birth 17 September 1818 25 23 Washington County, GA
Death 4 May 1904 ‎(Age 85)‎ Warthen, Washington, Georgia, USA
2 years
#3
Sibling
Nathan M. Hattaway ‎(I3)‎
Birth 1821 28 26 Warren County, GA
Death 1880 ‎(Age 59)‎ Washington County, GA
2 years
#4
Sibling
John M. Hattaway ‎(I4)‎
Birth December 1822 29 27 Warren County, GA
Death 1888 ‎(Age 65)‎ Washington County, GA
-1 month
#5
Sibling
Ann Hattaway ‎(I156)‎
Birth 27 October 1822 29 27 Warthen, Washington County, GA
Death 20 October 1894 ‎(Age 71)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
4 years
#6
Benjamin Oliver "Benj " Hattaway ‎(I5)‎
Birth 13 January 1827 34 32 Warren County, GA
Death 4 May 1895 ‎(Age 68)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
4 years
#7
Sibling
Leonidas Hattaway ‎(I149)‎
Birth 1831 38 36 Washington County, GA
3 years
#8
Sibling
Martha Hattaway ‎(I151)‎
Birth 1834 41 39 Washington County, GA
15 months
#9
Sibling
Alfred Baton "A.B." Hattaway ‎(I11)‎
Birth April 1835 42 40 Washington County, GA
Death 22 June 1902 ‎(Age 67)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
9 months
#10
Sibling
Francis E. Hattaway ‎(I150)‎
Birth 1836 43 41 Washington County, GA
6 years
#11
Sibling
Thomas L.M. Hattaway ‎(I72)‎
Birth 1842 49 47 Washington County, GA
Family with Nancy Giles
Benjamin Oliver "Benj " Hattaway ‎(I5)‎
Birth 13 January 1827 34 32 Warren County, GA
Death 4 May 1895 ‎(Age 68)‎ Warthen, Washington County, GA
16 years
Spouse
 
Nancy Giles ‎(I51)‎
Birth 1843 Georgia

Civil Marriage: 5 February 1852 -- Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, USA
3 years
#1
Child
Annie E Hattaway ‎(I52)‎
Birth 6 December 1854 27 11 Georgia
Death 13 March 1876 ‎(Age 21)‎ Oconee County, GA
13 months
#2
Child
James T. Hattaway ‎(I53)‎
Birth 1856 28 13 Georgia
-8 years
#3
Child
John Penny Hattaway ‎(I54)‎
Birth 5 October 1847 20 4 Washington, County, GA
Death 21 March 1929 ‎(Age 81)‎
18 years
#4
Child
Benona O. Hattaway ‎(I55)‎
Birth January 1866 38 23 Georgia
Death 1922 ‎(Age 56)‎ Warthen, GA
2 years
#5
Child
Sarah Hattaway ‎(I56)‎
Birth 1 May 1868 41 25 Georgia
Burial Davisboro, Washington, Georgia, USA
8 years
#6
Child
Martha Susan Hattaway ‎(I137)‎
Birth 1876 48 33 Washington County, GA
Death 1922 ‎(Age 46)‎ Washington County, GA