Benjamin Franklin Piatt was born May 17, 1865, in Pilot Grove, Cooper County, Missouri, to James H and Sarah Ellen Smith Piatt and died February 22, 1951, in Cooper County, Missouri.
'Benjamin Franklin Piatt' married on March 23, 1891, 'Fannie Bell Speece' in Pilot Grove, Cooper County, Missouri. Fannie was born August of 1873 in Missouri.
Benjamin and Fannie had the following known children:
Nellie Piatt b: Jan 1892 MO
Blanch Piatt b: Mar 1896 MO
Joe Piatt b: May 1897 MO
Louisa Piatt b: May 1899 MO
On the 1900 census of Blackwater Township, Cooper County, Missouri, Benjamin and family appeared as follows:
Piatt, B F born May 1865 in MO / 35 on last bday
Smith, John (Uncle) born Mar 1837 in MO / 63 on last bday
Piatt, Fannie (wife) born Aug 1873 in MO / 26 on last bday
Piatt, Nellie (daughter) born Jan 1892 in MO / 8 on last bday
Piatt, Blanche (daughter) born Mar 1896 in MO / 4 on last bday
Piatt, Joe (son) born May 1897 in MO / 3 on last bday
Piatt, Louisa (daughter) born May 1899 in MO / 1 on last bday
This family was enumerated at 25/43/4/69. Living nearby at 25/43/4/38 was his younger brother, Charles Piatt with his new wife and at 25/43/2/60 was younger brother, George Martin Piatt with his young wife. Other siblings lived in Clear Creek and Pilot Grove Townships.