In 1870 census, Benjamin Madison Poss was listed in Paulding Co, GA. By 1880, he had moved to Dekalb Co, TN.



Descendants of Benjamin Madison Poss


Benjamin Madison Poss b: 1828 Georgia

m. Elizabeth b: 1828 NC d: Aft 1870

Had issue:

1. George R. Poss b: 1861 NC ?

2. Irwin T. Poss b: 1863 NC ?

3. Mary A. Poss b: 1866 NC ?


2nd Wife of Benjamin Madison Poss:

Elizabeth (previous married name Paris) b: 1840 Georgia m: Abt 1870 Georgia

Had Issue:

1. E. M. Poss b: Abt 1870 (she may belong to Benjamin's first wife)

2. Benjamin Milligan (Milican) Poss b: February 25, 1872 d: March 10, 1949 Smithville, TN m "Fannie" Mary Frances Pinegar b: September 5, 1876 Tenn. d: October 17, 1965 Smithville, TN m: 1897 Dekalb Co, TN

3. Leonidus Poss b: 1876 Tenn.

4. James C. Poss b: 1878 Tenn.

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2. Benjamin Milligan (Milican) Poss b: February 25, 1872 d: March 10, 1949 Smithville, TN m "Fannie" Mary Frances Pinegar b: September 5, 1876 Tenn. d: October 17, 1965 Smithville, TN m: 1897 Dekalb Co, TN

Had Issue:

1. Ada E. Poss b:January, 1809 d: before 1990 2. Naomi M. Poss b: November 1894 Tenn.

3. Delilah D. Poss b: August 1897 Tenn.

4. Effie E. Poss b: November 14, 1899 d: 1997
m:Joseph Shellie Young m: December 6, 1917 Dekalb County, TN

5. Annie Poss b: 1903 Tenn.

6. David Elmer Poss b: November 23, 1904 Dekalb Co, TN d: September 14, 1975 Whorton Springs Cem, Dekalb Co, TN m. Estella Mai Young

7. Evertt Poss b: 1908 Tenn. d: Bef 1995 +Wilma Taylor d: Abt 1997

8. Maggie Poss b: 1913 Tenn.

9. Pauline Poss b: January 22, 1916 Dekalb Co, TN d: January 22, 1916 Mount View Cem, Warren Co, TN

10. Herbert Gleaves Poss b: November 20, 1919 Dekalb County, TN d: April 29, 1989 Smithville, TN +Omega Irene Cantrell - living

11. William Poss b: 1873 Tenn.

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6. David Elmer Poss b: November 23, 1904 Dekalb Co, TN d: September 14, 1975 Whorton Springs Cem, Dekalb Co, TN m. Estella Mai Young

Had issue:

Benjamin Clifford Poss