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Post, Benjamin


Biographical Note

An examination of the account ledger indicates that it may have been maintained by Benjamin Post of Bergen County, New Jersey. A Benjamin Post married Margaret Maysinger (1802-1866) ca. 1820 in Bergen County. The 1850 census lists a 60-year-old carpenter named Benjamin Post living in Bergen County's Hohokus Township. Also in the household were 58-year-old Margaret Post and children Sarah (18), William (14), Adaline (8), Matilda (6), and Hannah Jane (2). The census record indicates that all had been born in New Jersey. No further record could be found.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bergen County, New Jersey, General Store Account Book

Identifier: Ms-1978-012

This collection contains an account ledger of unidentified general store, surmised to have operated in Bergen County, New Jersey, with Benjamin Post the possible proprietor.

Dates: 1838 - 1841