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Name:Benjamin Azariah Colonna
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Benjamin Azariah Colonna, Class of 1864: New Market Cadet; Cadet Captain, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- October 17, 1843 in Accomac Co., Va. Father- John Wilkins Colonna; Mother- Margaret Jones. Pat. Grandfather- Benjamin Colonna; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Beech. Mat. Grandfather- Azariah Jones; Mat. Grandmother- Cornelia Westervelt Cheney. Married- Fannie Bindon Bailey, on November 30, 1890. Children- 1st: Eileen Alton; 2nd: Benjamin Allison, VMI, 1914; 3rd: Fannie Bindon; 4th: John Owen, VMI, 1922; 5th: Flora. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 3, 1860. Graduated on June 27, 1864. Careers: Geodetician-Civil Engineer. Died- March 11, 1924, in Washington, D.C.