Custer’s Messenger Ben Connor

Custer’s Messenger Dead

Ben Arnold, Scout and Soldier, Answers Final Call. Had Let Eventful Life. Right Name was Connor. Married a Meadow Grove Girl in 1877.

His name was shown as Benjamin Monroe Connor and as Benjamin Moore Connor in the article. He was born March 5, 1844 at Nelsonville, Ohio. On January 5, 1877 he married Josephine Grandon at Meadow Grove, Nebraska. They had six children with one of whom died in childhood. Excerpts from Meadow Grove News, Friday December 8, 1922 on page 1.