I just came across your posting on Benjamin Smith. Benjamin and Maria is the GG Grandparents on my husband side. Here is what I have on them. They were the parents of 13 children, I have been able to fine only 9. Mahala obit, our line, says she was number 11 out of 13. Benjamin died about 1862 in Belmont Co, OH. Mahala, along with her family,moved to IL around 1871. She married Henry Fitzpatrick in Grundy Co, IL June 4, 1876, Maria Smith died in Grundy Co, IL Dec 12, 1893.