Mystery Monday: Elias Scuman b. 1842

Hannah (Ford) Benjamin- Bible Record Transcription
Hannah (Ford) Benjamin- Bible Record Transcription (Click to enlarge.)

Elias Scuman was born  4-8-1842 per this transcribed entry in the Benjamin Bible. Trying various spellings, we have been unable to locate anyone with this name that is related to the Benjamin family on either or

‘Scuman’ is obviously a last name, and it is set off as a family grouping. Could the name be misspelled? Was ‘Scuman’ a married name of one of the daughters?

If anyone has information on this name, we would greatly appreciate a note.


See my previous post Amanuensis Monday: The Bible of Hannah Ford Benjamin, Part 3.



Notes, Sources, and References: 

1) Family papers in possession of author.

2) Previous post:


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