1828 - 1913 (84 years)
||Benjamin Jonathan Sirmans |
||Nov 11, 1828
||Lowndes county, Georgia, USA
||Sep 22, 1913
||Berrien county, Georgia, USA
||Lois Cemetery, Berrien county, Georgia, USA
- Benjamin Sirmans was born in Lowndes Co., Nov. 11, 1828, a son of Abner Sirmans. He was married in 1853 to Nancy Shaw, born 1836, a daughter of Jeremiah Shaw of present Berrien County. Mr. Sirmans enlisted in Co. "E", 54th Georgia Infantry Regiment, May 6, 1862. He was wounded in the right shoulder in the engagement at Morris' Island, S.C., in 1863, and was permanently disabled, and shortly afterwards was granted a disability discharge. The Sirmans home and farm was about one-half mile north of Ray City on the public road (now a state highway) from Ray City to Nashville. He died there Sept. 22, 1913. His wife died two or three years later and was buried by him in Lois Cemetery near Pleasant Church, Berrien County. Mr. and Mrs. Sirmans were members of Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church. She was received and Baptized June 15, 1861, and he likewise Oct. 13, 1886. Both died members. Reference: Huxford-Pioneers of Georgia.
||Apr 25, 2006 |
||Abner Sirmans, b. 1793, Effingham county, Georgia, USA , d. 1841, Early county, Georgia, USA (Age 48 years) |
||Elizabeth "Betty" Kirkland, b. 1793, Effingham county, Georgia, USA , d. 1865, Clinch county, Georgia, USA (Age 72 years) |
||Effingham county, Georgia, USA
- [S100] Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol 5 Page 385 - 386.
- [S1766] Gedcom - Herndon, Mose Corris.