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Henry P. Benjes
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1854
Death: May 29, 1881, USA

The Milan Exchange
June 11 1881


Henry Benjes, watchman of the transfer steamer, Gen. Pierson, at Memphis, fell overboard on the night of the 30th. The body was found on the 1st inst.

His wife, Flora P. Benjes, is listed in the 1883 Memphis City Directory as being the widow of Henry Benjes.

Memphis Daily Appeal
May 31 1881


Last Sunday evening H.P. Benjes, watchman on the transfer steamer General Pierson, fell overboard and was drowned near the Arkansas shore. He had been fishing near the guards of the boat, and is supposed to have been asleep when he fell overboard. He was about thirty years old, and resided in Chelsea, where he has a wife and child. 
 
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 Children:
  Estelle Benjes Thoma (1878 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lot 141, grave 10, Sect. Turley
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Nov 08, 2012
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Henry P. Benjes
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Henry P. Benjes
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Henry P. Benjes
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Nov. 8, 2012
 
 
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