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Benton Family Cemetery

Goose Creek Township, Union County, North Carolina

Hwy 601 North out of Monroe to Bentons Cross Roads Baptist Church.

Left on Lawyers Road. Left on Lander Benton Road.

Cemetery is behind property at 5915 Lander Benton Road. (see map)

James and Martha Morris Benton donated land for the cemetery.

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Listed by Bill and Ann Price Jan 4, 2009

From the cemetery files of Ann Medlin Price

Benton, Addison Smith

Aug 17, 1916-Feb 5, 1987

S/o Lander and Minnie Benton

Benton, Carrie Jane Belk

Dec 7, 1865-June 5, 1936

D/o John & Amanda Belk

W/o 1st Ephraim L. Benton

Married Feb 16, 1882

W/o 2nd Justus Lee Benton

Married Jan 31, 1889

Benton, Ephriam L.

Aug 6, 1888-Aged 27 years

S/o J. Morris & Sirepthia Benton

Benton, Elmira S. (Secrest)

Jan 28, 1848-Sept 12, 1915

D/o Ephriam & Eliza Secrest

W/o George Dwight Benton

Married Oct 31, 1865

Benton, Flora Stegall

June 22, 1886-June 15, 1930

D/o George W. & Rosa Stegall

W/o Grover C. Benton

Married Dec 14, 1919

Benton, Grover C.

June 22, 1886-Aug 1, 1958

S/o J. Morris & Sireptia I. Benton

Benton, George Dwight

Nov 20, 1844-May 11, 1899

PVT CO C 10 BN HV ARTY C S A

Benton, Infants

Nov 27, 1897-Nov 27, 1897

Twins of W.R. & M.A. Benton

Benton, Ivah Lee H. (Helms)

Dec 11, 1901-July 26, 1976

D/o Jesse & Jennie Russell Helms

W/o Sanford M. Benton

Married Mar 26, 1921

Ch: Jesse-Virgil-Jennie-Colon-Bruce-

Vance-Polly-Nina

Benton, J. Morris

1838-(Jan 5) 1900

S/o James & Martha Benton

Benton, James

May 9, 1791-Sept 26, 1865

Benton, James Harrison

Sept 8, 1919-Jan 15, 1931

S/o W.R. & Minnie Benton

Benton, Jesse Morris Jr.

May 30, 1954-Sept 30, 2002

S/o Jesse M. Sr. & Myra Austin Benton

Benton, Joe H.

Aug 2, 1884-June 26, 1947

Benton, Justus Lee

Jan 27, 1866-June 19, 1921

S/o J.Morris & Sirepthia Benton

Benton, Margaret Stutts

Oct 29, 1923-No Date

W/o Addison Smith Benton

Ch: Bob-George-James-Elizabeth-Nancy

Benton, Martha (Patsy Morris)

1798-Aug 13, 1860

W/o James Benton

Benton, Nancy R. Minnie McRorie

June 14, 1880-July 21, 1966

W/o Willard R. Lander Benton

Benton, Sanford M.

Mar 10, 1899-Nov 1, 1982

S/o Lander & Minnie Benton

Benton, Sireptia I. Secrest

1845-1885

W/o J. Morris Benton

Married Dec 15, 1858

Benton, Vann (Wiles)

Dec 24, 1901-Sept 27, 1902

S/o Justus Lee & Carrie Jane Benton

Benton, Willard Bob

May 8, 1943-Apr 26, 1969

S/o Smith & Margaret Stutts Benton

NC PR 3 US NAVY

Benton, William D.

Sept 29, 1875-June 29, 1876

S/o George Dwight & Elmira S. Benton

Benton, Willard R. Lander

May 8, 1871-Jan 25, 1955

S/o J. Morris & Sireptia I. Secrest

Clontz, Infant

Mar 6, 1923-Mar 6, 1923

S/o Marvin A. & Fronnie M. Benton Clontz

Unmarked grave. Buried here per death certificate.

Edwards, Barbara Ellen

Nov 7, 1934-Nov 7, 1934

D/o Claudus B. & Effie Edwards

Edwards, Claudus B.

Oct 25, 1914-Apr 24, 1974

S/o Sylvester and

Carrie Broome Edwards

Edwards, Effie Broome

Nov 15, 1912-Mar 27, 1998

W/o Claudus B. Edwards

D/o George Washington and

Ella Elizabeth Benton Broome

Edwards, Jack Benford

Dec 4, 1942-May 16, 1947

S/o Claudus B. & Effie Edwards

Eudy, Hattie T. (Threadgill)

Mar 4, 1885-Jan 9, 1919

D/o Elmira Threadgill

W/o Jess Eudy

Married Oct 4, 1900

Eudy, Jess

Oct 12, 1868-Oct 24, 1958

S/o Zack & Caroline Eudy

Funderburk, Infant

June 22, 1932-June 22, 1932

D/o E.E. & Beulah Funderburk

Kurtz, Tyler David

June 4, 1985-Sept 6, 1999

S/o David Allen & Lori Lee Kurtz

(Buried here per obituary Enquirer Journal

Sept 9, 1999. Marked by wooden cross

identified by funeral home marker 2003)

Mullis, Mary Lee

June 12, 1909-June 26, 1909

Price, Alice Eugenia (buried here per d.c.)

May 9, 1922-Age 66 years

 W/o William A. Price

 

  D/o James Henry & Sarah Ann Benton Trull

 

Price, Etra A.

Mar 17, 1900-Age 8yr 8mo 24 days

Sherrin, Doris Christine

July 30, 1936-Nov 18, 1956

D/o Rowland Franklin and

Jessie Armetta Medlin Sherrin

(Unmarked grave-Buried here per

death certificate)

Sherrin, John I.

Feb 4, 1873-Mar 11, 1945

S/o W.D. & Mary Sherrin

Sherrin, Kenneth E. (Unmarked grave)

Abt 1905-June 8, 1925

S/o John I. & Martha Benton Sherrin

Killed by lightening

Information per death certificate

Sherrin, Martha B. (Benton)

Jan 28, 1874-Oct 7, 1942

D/o Frank & Avis Benton

W/o John I. Sherrin

Married Oct 18, 1896

Stegall, Eva Ruth

Feb 27, 1900-July 1, 1904

D/o L.C. & Lee Nora Stegall

Stegall, Lee Nora (Benton)

June 29, 1873-Dec 11, 1916

D/o Frank & Avis Benton)

W/o L.C. (Luther Cromwell "Luke" Stegall)

Married Aug 18, 1898

Trull, J.E.

Aug 6, 1853-Age 6 months

(Probably the son of James Henry and

Sarah Ann Benton Trull)

Many broken or illegible slate stones

 

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This page created Jan. 13, 2009 by Julie Hampton Ganis updated June 16, 2009