Benjamin Matthew Shepperson

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Benjamin Matthew Shepperson

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Eriswell, Suffolk, UK
Death: March 2, 1872 (57)
Fauresmith, Free State, South Africa (Pneumonia following a fractured leg)
Place of Burial: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Murrell Shepperson and Susannah Shepperson
Husband of Elizabeth Anne Shepperson, b4 and Mary Ann Shepperson
Father of Bertram Egerton Shepperson; Elizabeth Jane Shepperson; Amy Shepperson; Benjamin Godlonton Shepperson; Marianne Attwell and 5 others
Brother of John Fuller Shepperson; Arnold Shepperson; Fanny Shepperson; George 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

December 13, 1814
Eriswell, Suffolk, UK
January 8, 1842
Age 27
June 2, 1846
Age 31
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 28, 1847
Age 32
July 14, 1849
Age 34
November 4, 1850
Age 35
September 12, 1852
Age 37
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 6, 1854
Age 39