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Benjamin Lafayette Archer
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1832
Death: Dec. 27, 1903
Alabama, USA

Benjamin Lafayette ARCHER, 10/13/1832-12/27/1903, husband of Lucinda Jane Pettit Smith Archer and son of the Rev. Philip Archer and Artemesia Maxwell Archer.

Ben L. Archer was a veteran of the Civil War having served the Confederate States Army, Company D, 19th Regiment, Alabama Infantry and wounded several times. He was Captain Archer when the war ended. He returned to Alabama to marry a Civil War widow, Mrs. Lucinda Smith.

Lucinda was the mother of three children by William Henry Smith: John Henry Smith (m: Martha Ann Spurlock), James Edward "Bud" Smith (m: Sallie Mann and Sheltie Griffin), Marion Thomas William "MTW" Smith (m: Ida E. McDill and Laura Jane Moore Spurlock).

Lucinda's seven children by Benjamin Archer: Laura Bell (m: Joshua Usry), Phillip Tracy, Walter Pinkney (m: Nancy Catherine Lister), Sarah Lenora (m: Jacob Frank Fuhrman), Myra E. (m: James R. Lister), Francis Forrest "Frank" (m: Anne Dora Fuhrman), and Maude L. Archer (m: Thomas F. Griffin.)


 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Philip Archer (1797 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucinda Jane Pettit Archer (1838 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Laura Archer Usry (1866 - 1945)*
  Phillip Tracy Archer (1869 - 1938)*
  Frank S. Archer (1874 - 1947)*
  Sarah Lenora Archer Fuhrman (1875 - 1948)*
  Myra E Archer Lister (1877 - 1948)*
  Maude Archer Griffin (1883 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  John C Archer (1824 - 1892)*
  Benjamin Lafayette Archer (1832 - 1903)
  Elizabeth L Archer Lee (1839 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Southside
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Plot: old section - on the hill
 
Created by: NGL
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74074739
Benjamin Lafayette Archer
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Benjamin Lafayette Archer
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Benjamin Lafayette Archer
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