Benjamin Matthew Shepperson

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Benjamin Matthew Shepperson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Eriswell, Suffolk, UK
Death: Died in Fauresmith, Free State, South Africa
Cause of death: Pneumonia following a fractured leg
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Murrell Shepperson and Susan Shepperson
Husband of Mary Ann Shepperson and Elizabeth Anne Shepperson, b4
Father of Benjamin Godlonton Shepperson; Caroline Shepperson; Fanny Matilda Shepperson; Emily Shepperson; Herbert Shepperson and 4 others
Brother of John Fuller Shepperson; Arnold Shepperson; Fanny Shepperson and Maria Shepperson

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About Benjamin Matthew Shepperson

Circumstances of Death: He was accompanying his daughter Marianne and three of her children to meet George Brooke Attwell [her husband] in Fauresmith, when they had an accident and he broke his leg. Initially he was cared for in Phillipolis but later transferred by spring-wagon to Fauresmith. He seemed to be improving but then developed pneumonia and died two weeks later. His wife, who had been in Fauresmith, remained there for a couple of months.

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Benjamin Matthew Shepperson's Timeline

1814
December 13, 1814
Eriswell, Suffolk, UK
1842
January 8, 1842
Age 27
1846
June 2, 1846
Age 31
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1849
July 14, 1849
Age 34
1850
November 4, 1850
Age 35
1852
September 12, 1852
Age 37
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1854
April 6, 1854
Age 39
1858
August 15, 1858
Age 43
1859
August 25, 1859
Age 44
1869
September 25, 1869
Age 54