Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Jr.
& Georgia Ann (Stokes) Carroll
of Navarro County, Texas


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Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Jr


Georgia Ann (Stokes) Carroll

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 Biography

Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Jr. was born on May 4, 1841 in Lauderdale Co., MS to Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Sr. & Huldah (Harper) Carroll.  Husband of Georgia Anna (Stokes) Carroll; Son of Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Sr. & Huldah (Harper) Carroll.  On Dec 19, 1866 he married Georgia Ann (Stokes) the daughter of Willis B. Stokes and Judith Ann (Howard) Stokes. See the Decadency Outline Below for information on their Children.  Benjamin was a Civil War Veteran, having served in Co B 4th Texas Cavalry, Parson's Brigade.  His wife, received Confederate Widow's Pension #46945.  Benjamin died on May 5, 1912 at Dresden, Navarro Co., TX.  Georgia died on Feb 17, 1933 in the home of her daughter, Carroll Crouch.  Benjamin and Georgia are buried at the Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX.

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Obituary

Carroll - Blooming Grove, Tex, May 9., - Benjamin F. Carroll, an ex-Confederate veteran, died at his home tow miles south of this place and was buried at Dresden with Masonic honors.  Deceased enlisted in war service with Company B. Fourth Texas Cavalry, under Col. Parsons, and after four months State service enlisted in the Second Texas regulars under Parsons; was captured at Lake Providence by a portion of Steele's company; escaped from guard house and made his way to his company, which afterward disbanded in Falls County.  He was a pioneer settler in Navarro County and lived at his present home since 1869.

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OBITUARY

MRS. B. F. CARROLL BURIED AT DRESDEN CEMETERY SATURDAY WIFE PIONEER PUBLISHER OF NAVARRO COUNTY DIED HERE FRIDAY
Funeral services for Mrs. B. F. Carroll, aged 85 years, pioneer resident of Blooming Grove, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. C. Crouch here at 1:15 Friday afternoon, were held at the Dresden Cemetery at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, with Rev. Cox of the Barry Baptist church officiating. The deceased is survived hy one brother, Jeff Stokes, Dallas, and the following children: Mrs. Joe M. Brown, R. J. Carroll and Mrs. D. C. Crouch, all of Corsicana; R. L. Carroll and Mrs. Tom Neal, Blooming Grove; A. L. Carroll, Mullin, Texas; and Mrs. W. D. Allen, Norman, Okla. Numerous grandchildren and other relatives also survive. McCormick Funeral Home of Blooming Grove will be in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Carroll was the wife of the late B. F. Carroll, pioneer Navarro county newspaper man.

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Cemetery Marker

Burial: Dresden Cemetery Dresden, Navarro County, Texas, USA


Descendants of Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Jr.

1 Benjamin Franklin Carroll, Jr. b: May 4, 1841 in Lauderdale Co., MS d: May 5, 1912 in Dresden, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX

. +Georgia Ann Stokes b: Jan 12, 1849 in Greensboro, Greene Co., AL d: Feb 17, 1933 in Dresden, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX m: Dec 19, 1866 in Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Cornelius H. Carroll b: Apr 11, 1867 in probably in Navarro Co., TX d: Aug 14, 1867 in probably in Navarro Co., TX Burial: Carroll Family Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Elnora Carroll b: Jan 20, 1869 in TX d: Nov 27, 1957 in TX Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

............ +William Dixon Allen b: May 14, 1852 in TN d: Nov 25, 1922 in TX Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX m: Dec 12, 1891 in Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Willis Benjamin Carroll b: Jun 9, 1871 in Navarro Co., TX d: Oct 10, 1927 in Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Tennesse "Tennie" Lewis b: Sep 18, 1869 in TX d: Dec 9, 1929 in Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX m: Apr 7, 1890 in Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Ella May Carroll b: May 1, 1874 in TX d: Feb 8, 1957 Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Dillard C. Crouch b: Abt. 1875 in TN m: Bef. 1892

........ 2 Robert Jefferson Carroll b: Apr 8, 1877 in TX d: Apr 19, 1949 Burial: Apr 1949 Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Sallie Frances Betts b: Feb 1, 1881 in GA d: Jul 30, 1952 in her appartment, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX Burial: 1952 Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX m: Abt. 1902

........ 2 Anna Elizabeth Carroll b: May 18, 1886 in TX d: Sep 29, 1952 in probably in Navarro Co. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Tommie Lee "Tom" Neal b: Oct 10, 1883 in MS d: Mar 20, 1946 in probably in Navarro Co. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., TX m: Nov 22, 1927 in Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Amos Lee Carroll b: Aug 20, 1880 in TX d: Aug 5, 1957 Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Olga "Ollie" Derryberry b: Feb 19, 1886 in Maury Co., TN d: Dec 5, 1913 Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX m: Bef. 1906 in Navarro Co., TX

........ *2nd Wife of Amos Lee Carroll:

............ +Ollie Spencer b: 1889 in TX m: Dec 16, 1919 in Navarro Co., TX

........ 2 Huldah Alice Carroll b: Apr 20, 1883 in TX d: Mar 7, 1972 in Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Joseph Moody Brown b: May 1881 in MS

........ 2 Reuben Allen Carroll b: Dec 7, 1889 in TX d: Sep 1, 1977 in Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX

............ +Lalar Agnes Lynch b: Mar 12, 1907 d: Oct 19, 1964 in Navarro Co., TX Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

........ *2nd Wife of Reuben Allen Carroll:

............ +Bertie Green b: Nov 23, 1897 in Italy, Ellis Co., TX d: Feb 13, 1983 in Dallas Co., TX Burial: Feb 15, 1983 Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co.,TX m: Mar 19, 1966


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