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Samuel Wilson Beene
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1840
Death: Nov. 26, 1917

The Teague Chronicle

Nov. 30, 1917


Samuel W. Beene, aged 77 years, died at the family residence in the city Monday evening of asthma, from which he had suffered for many years. The remains were laid to rest in Salem cemetery four miles south of Teague Tuesday afternoon. Eld. J.L. Walker conducted the religious ceremony and the local Masonic lodge performed the ceremony of the order according to the written request of deceased made on his death-bed.

Mr. Beene leaves a wife and seven children, three daughters and four sons, besides several brothers and other relatives.

The following statement was made by Mr. Beene a few days before he died. part of it was written in his own hand and the remainder was dictated to his brother, Eld. J.L. Beene

"Some information for my family and others: Samuel W. Beene, son of Samuel and Mary Beene, born in Marion county, Tenn., March 15, 1840. Joined Co. H, 4th Regiment, Confederate Army in the year 1861. The writer professed faith in Christ at the age of 32 years, Sept. 11,1872, and united with the Baptist church at Morristown soon afterwards; was ordained a deacon in the Baptist church in 1882 at the Irvin Chapel church house near Poolville, Parker county, Texas. It is my request to receive Masonic burial and be buried as nearly to my brother Obadiah, as possible.

S.W. Beene"
Family links: 
  Samuel Beene (1813 - 1896)
  Mary Kirk Beene (1812 - 1900)
  Nancy E. Tedford Beene (1853 - 1942)
  Gideon J Beene (1867 - 1884)*
  Russell E. Beene (1873 - 1943)*
  Robert Obadiah Beene (1874 - 1943)*
  Cora Lee Beene (1875 - 1897)*
  George A Beene (1881 - 1881)*
  William G Beene (1883 - 1884)*
  Charles Cleveland Beene (1887 - 1969)*
  James M Beene (1892 - 1960)*
  Sarah Ann Beene (1898 - 1927)*
  Obadiah Beene (1831 - 1910)*
  Frances Beene Jackson (1832 - 1890)*
  Anna Byron Beene Beene (1836 - 1883)*
  Russell Owen Beene (1838 - 1862)*
  Samuel Wilson Beene (1840 - 1917)
  Garrett Kirk Beene (1842 - 1920)*
  Joseph Kirk Beene (1845 - 1864)*
  Robert Patton Beene (1849 - 1929)*
  John Lemuel Beene (1852 - 1929)*
  Martha Margaret Beene Walker (1855 - 1938)*
  Sarah Aletha Jane Beene Walker (1857 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Salem Cemetery
Freestone County
Texas, USA
Created by: Harold N. Womble
Record added: Jan 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12872432
Samuel Wilson Beene
Added by: Lee Sessions
Samuel Wilson Beene
Added by: Lee Sessions
Samuel Wilson Beene
Added by: Lee Sessions
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Remembering And Honoring A True Southern Patriot - A Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
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