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Benjamin Tilden Cooksey
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1918
Death: Nov. 9, 1926
District Of Columbia, USA

The Washington Post reported that he was one of several children that had been taken to Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. after he was seriously injured and that is where he died. He was 1 of 13 children and 2 adults who were killed in the town of La Plata when a tornado swept thru on Nov. 9th. One report in the Washington Post said he was the cousin of Mary Alice Cooksey, who also died that day. It also said his 6 year old sister was in attendance at his funeral mass. The Baltimore Sun reported that his parents had died in 1925 and he was adopted by his aunt & uncle Fairfax Cooksey. They had 11 children but lost 1 in the storm.
 
 
Burial:
Sacred Heart Cemetery
La Plata
Charles County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87290975
Benjamin Tilden Cooksey
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