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"The gravesite of William Henry Benefield and wife Mary (Shelnutt) Benefield"

Name: William Henry Benefield

Born: August 12, 1829

Birth location: Newton County, Georgia

Died: May 17, 1886

Death location: Randolph County, Alabama

Cause of death: Paralysis - attending doctor was Dr. Henry Walls.

Burial date: Unknown

Name: Mary Shelnutt (a/k/a - Mary Shelnut)

Born: July 23, 1830

Birth location: Fayette County, Georgia

Died: November 14, 1912

Death location: Wedowee, Randolph County, Alabama

Cause of death: Unknown

Burial date: Unknown

Original burial location: Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Wedowee, Randolph County, Alabama.

Burial location: Moved on September 12, 1979 - just north of Roanoke, Wedowee Masonic Cemetery, Wedowee, Randolph County, Alabama.

Date picture was taken: About 2005

Provided by: Jeff Propst

"Transcript of the above grave marker"

BENEFIELD

WILLIAM H.. SR.                          MARY SHELNUTT

AUG. 12, 1829.                               JULY 23, 1830

MAY 17, 1886                                NOV. 14, 1912

MOVED TO WEDOWEE MASONIC CEMETERY SEPT. 12, 1979

FROM OLD PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY IN THE FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY 


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