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Alexander Behanna
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Birth: May 15, 1878
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1908
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Alex was killed in the well documented Marianna Mine disaster in which 129 miners died. Alex, John and Charles are buried side by side and share 3 sides of a common headstone. A post by Helen Seagriff states: My "Maternal Grandfather" (Alexander, "Alex", Behanna), his step-father-in-law (John Beadling), and his brother-in-law (Charles T. Austin) died in the Marianna Mine. Alexander's son (David Behanna) was killed later in the "Kinloch Mine". Alex, John, and Charles share the same headstone. Buried in an old cemetery in Rostraver Twp., Fells Cemetery". 
Family links: 
  Samuel Behanna (1841 - 1899)
  Martha Jane Bowden Willgues Behanna (1852 - 1929)
  Sarah Jane Behanna Fagan (1871 - 1939)*
  Averel Behanna (1872 - 1918)*
  Homer Malvern Behanna (1875 - 1954)*
  Alexander Behanna (1878 - 1908)
  Elizabeth Behanna Walker (1882 - 1921)*
  Elizabeth A. Walker (1882 - 1922)*
  Rebecca Ellen Behanna Jamieson (1884 - 1952)*
  Arolley Behanna Little (1886 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Fells Church Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: bcjones5
Record added: Aug 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57050047
Alexander Behanna
Added by: NK56
Alexander Behanna
Added by: NK56
Alexander Behanna
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Alex,Your race is run! Rest in peace.
- bcjones5
 Added: Aug. 23, 2010

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