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John Benson Wynne, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1817
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1855
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA

Born to Thomas Wynne (1788-1839) & Mary Prince Benson Wynne (1796-1866).

John married Alice Arseneth Bobo (1834-1918) on Oct. 9, 1853, in Anderson County, SC.

Two children:
Mary Rebecca Wynne Whitten (1854-1875)
John Benson Wynne, Jr. (1856-1897)

John Wynne, Sr., died just prior to the birth of John Wynne, Jr. Alice Bobo Wynne then moved with her father Sampson Bobo to Panola County, MS. Go to http://patsabin.com/gwinnett/wynnerussell.htm for an interesting piece on J.B. Wynne Sr's childhood home.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Wynne (1788 - 1839)
  Mary Prince Benson Wynne (1796 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Arseneth Bobo Burnett (1834 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Rebecca Wynne Whitten (1854 - 1875)*
  John Benson Wynne (1856 - 1897)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha A Wynne (1816 - 1828)*
  John Benson Wynne (1817 - 1855)
  William B Wynne (1820 - 1893)*
  Robert Reed Wynne (1822 - 1885)*
  Evaline Benson Wynne Liddell (1823 - 1892)*
  Mary Catherine Wynne Nesbitt (1824 - 1904)*
  Charles G. Wynne (1829 - 1873)*
  Emily Harriett Wynne Smith (1830 - 1883)*
  Amanda Benson Wynne (1832 - 1919)*
  Martha Anne Wynne Sigman (1834 - 1882)*
  Mary S Wynne (1836 - 1838)*
  James D Wynn (1838 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Inscription on 3 sides of monument:

Side 1: John B. Wynne, husband of Alice A. Wynne, who died the 2nd of Sept. 1855, aged 37 years, 8 mo. and 3 days.

Side 2: Erected to the memory of John B. Wynne by his friends and brethren of the Masonic Order in token of their esteem for his many virtues and proficiencies in Masonic knowledge while laboring here below. May his ashes rest in peace.

Side 3: Oh God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is. (Psalm 63:1)
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: gated cemetery downtown; ask for entry at office
 
Created by: Dawn Kelley
Record added: Sep 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59011782
John Benson Wynne, Sr
Added by: Micki Switzer
 
John Benson Wynne, Sr
Added by: Micki Switzer
 
John Benson Wynne, Sr
Added by: Micki Switzer
 
 
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