Samuel Benner (1797-1827)

Samuel Benner


Samuel Benner was born on the 24th February 1797, the 2nd son of Samuel Benner (1763-1832) and Anne Cronsberry (??).

Samuel died in Tralee in the same year as two of his sisters, and an aunt.

A notice in the Tralee Chronicle for Tuesday, 4th Dec 1827 gives the sad details of multiple family deaths:

‘In Tralee of fever, Samuel Benner jun. Son of Samuel Benner of the Blennerhassett Arms Tavern, being the fourth member of his family called away by death in six weeks, a sister, two daughters and a son’.