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 Ben Murrow Sharkey

Ben Murrow Sharkey

Birth
Scotia, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
Death 13 Oct 1951 (aged 70)
Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 17305883 · View Source
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Mr. Sharkey married Geneva Allen of Winnfield on November 5, 1908. In the same year, he was employed by the Crossett Lumber Company of Crossett, AR as chief boiler maker. He was later promoted to Superintendent of Mills and Electric Power Plant and master mechanic of the A. D. and N. Railroad.

He retired in 1914, after which time he and his wife returned to Winnfield. He was a member of the Winnfield First Baptist Church, a veteran of the Spanish-American War, and a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner.

He was survived by his wife, Geneva Allen Sharkey; one daughter, Mrs. Sibyl Aikin [sic Aiken] of Monroe; one sister, Mrs. T. J. Drewett of Mansfield; two nieces, Mrs. L. V. Hebert and Miss Amy Sue Hebert.


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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17305883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ben Murrow Sharkey (1 Jan 1881–13 Oct 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17305883, citing Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .