Monday, August 4, 2008

Tombstone Photo - Dr. Benjamin David Henington & Mary Narcissus Catchings

Tombstone located in the Bahala Methodist Cemetery,
Lawrence County, Mississippi

Benjamin David Hennington
b. 21 Jan 1843 Copiah County, Mississippi
d. 16 May 1925 Oma, Lawrence County, Mississippi
Son of Rev. Henry Hennington & Susannah Nesom

Married to Mary Narcissus Catching 11 Aug. 1864
Copiah County,Mississippi. Mary was the daughter
of John Noel Catchings & Emma Angeline Smith.
Mary was born 23 March 1843 in Crystal Springs,
Copiah County, Mississippi.

Their children were: Frank W., Emma Frances,
Annie, Henry Livingston, Lucius Lamar, Rosa,
Beatrice and Benjamin David Jr.

For a biography of Dr. Benjamin Hennington, please
refer to blog posting of December 10, 2006.

Benjamin & Mary share their tombstone, and several of their children are buried nearby. The family is buried inthe Hennington plot as pictured above.