Historic Markers Across Alabama



Benton Family Cemetery



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Location: Montevallo Road (State Highway 119) ¼ mile south of Woodbrook Trail, Alabaster, Alabama
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 33° 13.201    W 086° 49.424
  33.22001666    -86.82373333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMFB38
 



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Benton Family Cemetery
"Benton-Oldham Cemetery"


Located on the site of the original Benton homestead, this cemetery was founded July 12, 1842, with the burial of early Shelby County settler Jesse Benton (1796-1842). All who rest herein are members of the Benton family by birth, marriage, or close friendship.

Erected 2006 by Friends & Descendants of Jesse Benton.







End of Benton Family Cemetery