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 William Greenberry Benefield

William Greenberry Benefield

Birth
Death 26 Nov 1918 (aged 65)
Burial Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 29102319 · View Source
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William Greenberry Benefield was born in Carroll Co., GA.
The son of Needham Greenberry Benefield and Polly Duncan Benefield, he moved to Phenix City, AL in 1870s (then called Brownsville, AL).
He married Elizabeth Brumbeloe in Randolph Co., AL
He had 4 children:
Martha b:1874
Elizabeth b:1879
Needham H. b:1881
William M. b:1896

He moved with his family to Danville, VA in the 1880s. His mother, Polly Duncan Benefield Copeland and step-father Joseph Copeland moved with them. His daughter Elizabeth "Bessie" died at six months and is buried at Linwood Cemetery in Columbus, GA (across the river from Phenix City, AL).

William Greenberry Benefield is listed in the Danville VA, city directory 1888-1889 as working for Roberts, Robertson & Company.
He later opened his own furnature and stove shop. He had a very nice home on the corner of N. Main and Benefield St. in Danville.




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  • Maintained by: Jeff Propst
  • Originally Created by: Mike K. Williams
  • Added: 17 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29102319
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Greenberry Benefield (20 Dec 1852–26 Nov 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29102319, citing Leemont Cemetery, Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Propst (contributor 46833814) .