Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Britains in:
 • Masonic Cemetery
 • Seymour
 • Baylor County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Judge Benjamin Meade "B.M." Britain
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 17, 1849
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1921
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA

Baylor County Tax Assessor from 1893-1899

Texas death certificate gives father as J. Britain from Virginia and mother Whte from Missouri. Family tree on ancestry-Joseph Britain and mother Marthena Seney White.
Merchant by occupation and married at time of death
Married Gurlye P. Strader January 5, 1863 in Dallas County who passed away in 1887. He then married Texanna Williams June 12, 1890 in Seymour, Baylor County, Texas

The following obit was found on Ancestry.com-publication date and place not noted.

B.M. BRITAIN PASSES AWAY IN SEYMOUR

Judge B.M. Britain, head of the most prominent Northwest Texas families, one of the leading citizens of Baylor county for almost 40 years, died Thursday morning at his home in Seymour. Funeral services will be held this morning in Seymour at the First Baptist Church, with the Masonic fraternity in charge.
Judge A.H. Britain went to Seymour on news of a sudden turn for the worse in his father's condition, and Mrs.
Britain and family left Thursday.
The elder Judge Britain was well known in Wichita Falls, particularly among the older citizens, and news of his death was heard with much regret, and the sympathy of countless friends are with the bereaved family.
Judge Britain was 72 years of age at the time of his death. He served a number of terms as county judge of Baylor, also as county assessor, and was the firt mayor of Seymour under the incorporation. A son, J.A. Britain is the present mayor of Seymour. He was a Confederate veteran, and a charter member of the Seymour Masonic lodge.
Surviving are his wife, two brothers, E.C. Britain of Amarillo and J.M. Britain of Kennedale, Texas, and nine children. A.H. Britain of Wichita Falls, Mrs. R.T. Dickson of Westover, Mrs. J.B. Dickson of Vera, Mrs. C.D. Paulin of El Paso, and Mrs. J.E. Lankford, Mrs. Robert Grossman, Miss Ethel Britain and J.A. Britain and B.M. Britain Jr., all of Seymour. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Constable Britain (1816 - 1880)
  Martha Seney White Britain (1820 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Texanna Williams Britain (1857 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Mae Britain Dickson (1872 - 1970)*
  James Andrew Britain (1875 - 1960)*
  Alexander Harwood Britain (1877 - 1949)*
  Elizabeth Britain Paulin (1887 - 1968)*
  Emma B. Britain (1891 - 1891)*
  Frankie Britain Lankford (1892 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louisa Jane Britain Fleming (1837 - 1921)*
  David Lorenzo Britain (1839 - 1920)*
  James Madison Britain (1841 - 1931)*
  Nancy Melvina Britain Young (1844 - 1931)*
  Joseph B. Britain (1846 - 1889)*
  Benjamin Meade Britain (1849 - 1921)
  Annie Britain (1853 - 1864)*
  Frank Harvey Britain (1856 - 1920)*
  George B. Britain (1858 - 1930)*
  Rachel Britain (1860 - 1869)*
  Adam Walker Britain (1867 - 1951)**
  Birt Britain (1870 - 1937)**
  W. W. Britain (1872 - 1913)**
  Orris Holland Britain (1875 - 1959)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Betty Carrol Cooper Omho...
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79176772
Judge Benjamin Meade B.M. Britain
Added by: Betty Carrol Cooper Omholt
 
Judge Benjamin Meade B.M. Britain
Added by: Betty Carrol Cooper Omholt
 
Judge Benjamin Meade B.M. Britain
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014
✞In your honor, thank you for your service.
- Rose Chandler Royals
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014
✞Belated Birthday Blessings.
- Rose Chandler Royals
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
There are 3 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service