History of the Restoration Movement

Benjamin Franklin Camp


Benjamin Franklin Camp was a gospel preacher who lived and worked in the state of Alabama. He came from a family of preachers. His father, Joe Camp, was a preacher. Also his son, Franklin preached. The Camp family has meant much to the cause of the Lord in churches of Christ.

For more information on the Camp and Clark Heritage, download an audio presentation on the history of the Camp/Clark family here.

1903 Family Picture With A Young B.F. Camp (Standing on left end holding small child)
Courtesy of a Family Member

Some Young Alabama Preachers With T.B. Larimore In Their Midst Around 1910

Standing-(L-R) - W.L. Camp, C.B. Dowdey, John T. Lewis
Sitting-(L-R) N.B. Baxter, T.B. Larimore, B.F. Camp, Bro. Shearer
Courtesy of a Camp Family Member

Directions To The Grave of Benjamin Franklin Camp

Benjamin Franklin Camp is buried in the small town of his birth, Munford, Alabama. East of Birmingham take Exit 185, Oxford/Anniston Exit. Turn south and go 9.2 miles on Hwy. 21. Turn right on Main St. You will pass the Munford Church of Christ on the right. Continue on Main St. cross the Railroad tracks and the road splits. Stay to the right, going down behind the old building facing the tracks. and turn right on Jennifer. God 2/10 miles on Jennifer and turn left on Cemetery Circle. As you bear to the left you will begin seeing the Camp family markers on right. Buried close by is his son, a preacher, Franklin Camp and his father, Joe Camp.

While in the area, be sure to visit the grave of Camp's nephew, Winfred Clark.

The actual GPS location of the grave of B.F. Camp is: 33°32'03.8"N 85°57'17.0"W / or D.d. 33.534395, -85.954725

Munford Memorial Cemetery

Benjamin F. 1876-1941
Sudie E. 1878-1962

Jimmy Clark Discusses The Camp/Clark Family Preachers - mp3

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