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Albert Proffitt
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1900
Clay County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1937
Rush County
Indiana, USA

He does not have a headstone only a rock beside his sister Lucy Benge.


Mary Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Garland

Rosa Proffitt Bowling
Lucy Proffitt Benge
Sarah Proffitt Benge
Susan Proffitt Weaver

Dan Proffitt

"The following info is by Greg Raike"
Albert Proffitt was born December 27, 1900, died November 28, 1937.

He was hit by a car while he was walking on a highway and died later. I have a copy of his death certificate from Indiana, but the copy is not a very good one.

From another source from a book of obituaries, I have a piece from the London, KY newspaper about his death. It states that he was brought back to Kentucky for burial in the Proffitt Cemetery. There is more than one Proffitt Cemetery in that area, but maybe the one in Laurel Co., as his services were conducted from the Rawlings Funeral Home in London KY. and the interment will follow in the Proffitt Cemetery. This obit was in the London, KY newpaper either the 1st or 2nd of December, 1937. The right edge of the old newspaper is cut off but the obit is OK to read.

Albert was the son of B. B. (Blevins Beverly) Proffitt and Mary Gray.

I have checked the burials for Laurel Co., but did not find him listed. It could be if he had a metal marker, there may not be a marker today.

Information provided by Fred Davis, Proffitt Researcher, Dallas, TX. As a Proffitt descendant, (but not closely related to this line) we share the same common ancestor. I have worked on this surname for almost 40 years now. Proffitt is my maternal grandmother's maiden name.

Family links: 
  Beverly Blevins Proffitt (1861 - 1935)
  Mary Elizabeth Gray Proffitt (1860 - 1902)
  Lucinda Bundy Proffitt (1898 - 1989)
  Chester A. Proffitt (1921 - 1988)*
  Maymie Proffitt Bradburn (1922 - 2008)*
  Layton Proffitt (1924 - 2014)*
  James Proffitt (1930 - 1998)*
  Ida E. Proffitt Curtis (1932 - 2016)*
  Robert D. Proffitt (1935 - 1990)*
  Jeanette Rae Proffitt Moor (1938 - 1993)*
  Sarah Proffitt Benge (1887 - 1927)*
  Dan Proffitt (1890 - 1966)*
  Lucy Proffitt Benge (1892 - 1924)*
  Rosa Proffitt Bowling (1898 - 1973)*
  Albert Proffitt (1900 - 1937)
  Lillie Proffitt (1912 - 1912)**
*Calculated relationship
Cupp Cemetery #1
Clay County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: dianne ashbaugh anderson
Record added: Mar 04, 2008
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Albert Proffitt
Added by: dianne ashbaugh anderson
Albert Proffitt
Added by: dianne ashbaugh anderson
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In memory of Albert our 5c2r
 Added: Sep. 15, 2010

 Added: Apr. 8, 2009
I did not know my Grandpa as he passed on while my Grandma was with child my Ma..R.I. P.
- Penny
 Added: Jul. 1, 2008
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