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Alice Mary McDougall

Female 1868 - 1933  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Alice Mary McDougall  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Aug 1868  London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Aug 1933  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Michigan Birth Index listing for her daughter, Helen, lists her as Mary Alice instead of Alice Mary.

      Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, September 1, 1933
      Deaths of the Week
      Page Eight

      Mrs. Wm. F. Benkelman

      Mrs. William F. Benkelman passed away of a heart attack at her summer home at Lake Huron Beach, Canada, Sunday afternoon, August 27.

      Alice M. McDougall was born in London, Ontario, 66 years ago and has lived in Detroit for the last 25 years. Her husband died October 11, 1932.

      Funeral services were held at the home, 356 Englewood Ave., Detroit, at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and the body was brought to Cass City Wednesday morning. Burial was in Elkland cemetery.

      Mrs. Benkelman was a member of the Third Church of Christian Scientist. She is survived by two daughters and one son, Mrs. Frances M. Symington, Mrs. Helen M. McKenna and John F. Benkelman. Three sisters also survive. They are Mrs. Hannah Seed, Miss Margaret McDougall and Miss Christine McDougall, all of Point Edward, Ont.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Summer 2007)
    Person ID I12016  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family William Frederick Benkelman,   b. 10 Feb 1862, Bowmansville, Town of Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1932, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1886  [3, 7
    • BonnieMargaret Jacobs instead shows the location of their marriage as in Middlesex County, Ontario.
    Children 
     1. Frances M. Benkelman,   b. 10 Sep 1892, Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1961, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Helen McDougall Benkelman,   b. 3 May 1896, Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1976, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. John Frank "Jack" Benkelman,   b. 19 Jul 1905, Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1989, Troy, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F620  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aug 1868 - London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 1933 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benkelman Brothers with their wives, mid 1920's (Sons of Adam and Catherine Benkelman)
    Benkelman Brothers with their wives, mid 1920's (Sons of Adam and Catherine Benkelman)
    Front Row, L to R: Possibly Alice McDougall Benkelman, Mary Striffler Benkelman, Augusta Krehl Benkelman, Possibly Barbara Rommel Benkelman, Minnie Jesse Benkelman and Samuel Benkelman

    Back Row, L To R: Thought to be George, William, John, and Ben Sr.

    PLEASE HELP US VERIFY THESE ASSUMPTIONS.

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] Benkelman, Hilda Jane Stickley THE MEMOIRS OF JOHN A. BENKELMAN (Privately Published, 1966).

    2. [S642] FamilySearch.org, Michigan Births 1867-1902.

    3. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 134 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, September 1, 1933 Deaths of the Week Page Eight (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    6. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, September 1, 1933 Deaths of the Week Page Eight "born...66 years ago" (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982, location of marriage: Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan (Reliability: 3).