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 Henry P. Benjes

Henry P. Benjes

Birth
Death 29 May 1881 (aged 27)
USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Lot 141, grave 10, Sect. Turley
Memorial ID 100378140 · View Source
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The Milan Exchange
June 11 1881


Henry Benjes, watchman of the transfer steamer, Gen. Pierson, at Memphis, fell overboard on the night of the 30th. The body was found on the 1st inst.

His wife, Flora P. Benjes, is listed in the 1883 Memphis City Directory as being the widow of Henry Benjes.

Memphis Daily Appeal
May 31 1881


Last Sunday evening H.P. Benjes, watchman on the transfer steamer General Pierson, fell overboard and was drowned near the Arkansas shore. He had been fishing near the guards of the boat, and is supposed to have been asleep when he fell overboard. He was about thirty years old, and resided in Chelsea, where he has a wife and child.


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  • Created by: Mary & Kent
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100378140
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry P. Benjes (23 Mar 1854–29 May 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100378140, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .