Missouri Telegraph, Feb. 2, 1872,
Fulton, Callaway, Missouri
Died, near New Bloomfield, Mo., January 26th, 1872, Benjamin Sheley, in the 86th year of his age. Deceased emigrated from Kentucky to Callaway County, Mo., more than forty years ago. He was the last survivor of a large family of brothers and sisters, most of whom were well known in this county.