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Maj Benjamin Alexander Botts
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1831
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1885
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Benjamin left for News Orleans in 1848, stayed about 1 year & returned to Fredericksburg because of declining health. He left for Texas in September of 1851. He married America Ballinger on July 1, 1856. He served in Terry's Texas Rangers from the start of the war until November of 1862 when he was assigned as Regimental Adjutant General to General John Austin Wharton. After General Wharton's death,Benjamin was assigned to the Taxation Department in Houston in 1864. He was a Mason, along with his brothers Walter & Charles, serving as the Master of Holland Lodge #1 in Houston in 1856, Grand Commandery of the Texas Knights Templar in 1865 & then Grand Master of all Masons in Texas in 1885. 
 
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 Children:
  Mec Botts*
  Lawson Botts*
  Lucy Botts*
  Katherine Botts Carrington (1865 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Robert Botts
Record added: Mar 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18549627
Maj Benjamin Alexander Botts
Added by: Robert Hague
 
Maj Benjamin Alexander Botts
Added by: Robert Hague
 
Maj Benjamin Alexander Botts
Added by: Robert Hague
 
 
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- Roxღed
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jun. 4, 2012
May songs of the angels welcome you and guide you along your way. May the smiles of the martyrs greet your own as darkness turns into day. Every fear will be undone and death will be no more, as songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.
- Robert Hague
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
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