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Maj. Benjamin Pendleton Jett

Male 1838 - 1917  (78 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Pendleton Jett 
    Title Maj. 
    Born 10 Aug 1838  Washington, Hempstead, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Oct 1861  Ft. Smith, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Griffith's 17th Arkansas Infantry; subsequently 11th and 17th Consolidated Arkansas Infantry. 
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Military 14 May 1865  Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Surrender to Gen. Edward Canby. 
    Died 9 May 1917  Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Oak Cliff Cemetery, Dallas, Dalls, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Benjamin Pendleton Jett
    Findagrave memorial for Benjamin Pendleton Jett
    Created by: Ed Kosary
    Record added: Nov 16, 2009
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 44448229
    Person ID I15658  Dickinson
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2015 

    Family Lulie W Belt,   b. 30 Aug 1847, Tensaw, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1916, Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1870  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1838 - Washington, Hempstead, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1870 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 May 1917 - Dallas, Dallas, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Cliff Cemetery, Dallas, Dalls, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Texas Death Certificates, 1903-1982, (Austin, Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services).
      Name: Benj Pendleton Jett
      Birth Date: 10 Aug 1838
      Birth Place: Washington, Arkansas
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Father: Doctor B J Jett
      Mother: Hester Block
      Age at Death: 78
      Death Date: 9 May 1917
      Death Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA


    2. [S167] Texas Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975 [Vol. 1-646 & 1-283], (Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission), Roll Description : Pension File Nos· 25065 to 25083, Application Years 1911 to 1913.

    3. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), 17th Arkansas Infantry Regiment (Griffith's), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/17th_Arkansas_Infantry_Regiment_%28Griffith's%29.

    4. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), 11th and 17th Consolidated Arkansas Infantry Regiment, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_and_17th_Consolidated_Arkansas_Infantry_Regiment.

    5. [S038634] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics; Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969; Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama; Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825, Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx; Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library; Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920.).