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Family: Joseph A. Benkelman/Esther Selma Ackerman (F5032)

m. 10 Jun 1911


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph A. Benkelman

    Born  5 Oct 1889  Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jun 1968  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  10 Jun 1911  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel G. Benkelman | F619 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Striffler | F619 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Esther Selma Ackerman

    Born  12 Feb 1888  Minden City, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1980  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Akerman | F9774 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Marie Wittwer | F9774 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Fern Marie Benkelman

    Born  27 Mar 1912  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Feb 1928  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    Ackerman, Esther with her husband Joe Benkelman
    Ackerman, Esther with her husband Joe Benkelman
    A snapshot of Esther and Joe, longtime residents of Cass City, Michigan

  • Notes  Married:
    • THE STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST-1961 reported that The Joseph Benkelmans celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on June Tenth. They were entertained by the E.U.B. Ladies' Aid at dinner, and their friends gave them another dinner. The 1967 issue reported that they celebrated their 55th anniversary with a dinner in Frankenmuth with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Esau and Leonard Striffler.