NEWSOME, Benjamin Keith

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Last Name
 
NEWSOME
Given Names
 
Benjamin Keith
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
10/28/1964
Age at Death
 
14
Place of Birth
 
Gary, Indiana
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Male
Religion
 
Family Tree
  Ruby Neal Johnson Family Tree
Birth Mother
 
Jacqueline Newsome; Ruby Neal Johnson (grandmother); Ida King (great aunt); Beverly Ann Mitchell (aunt), Wanda Bonita King (second cousin)
Birth Father
 
Guy Edgar Mitchell (uncle)
Siblings
 
Danielle Gardfrey, Dawn Francine Gardfrey, Dominique Gardfrey, Kenneth Darren Gardfrey (cousins)
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Kenneth Gardfrey (uncle)
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/28/1977
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 36
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
student (PT occupation record)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(minor)
Government Income
 
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“I just wanted to say that I remember Keithie very well as his family were neighbors to my family. They lived two houses down from us. When I think about it, I am saddened at the lost of child's life before he really began to live. God Rest your soul. ” - Roxanne

“I love you my brother Keith and miss you so much. ” - Carmelita Newsome Randle