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Elsie Christine Buehrly

Female 1891 - 1980  (89 years)


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  • Name Elsie Christine Buehrly  [1, 2, 3
    Born 24 Apr 1891  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Apr 1980  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 27 Apr 1980  Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, May 1, 1980
      Page Six

      Elsie Anthes dies on 89th birthday

      Elsie Christine Anthes, 89, a lifelong resident of the Cass City area, died on her 89th birthday last Thursday at Hills and Dales General Hospital after a long illness. She was born April 24, 1891, on the family homestead farm, in Elkland township, the daughter of Leonard and Catherine (Buerk) BUEHRLY.

      Miss Buehrly married Walter Anthes March 24, 1945, in Cass City. He died November 16, 1966.

      Mrs. Anthes was a member of the Salem United Methodist church since childhood.

      She is survived by two brothers, Lawrence BUEHRLY and Edward BUEHRLY, both of Cass City; three stepsons, Roy Anthes of Cass City, Harold Anthes of Potiac and Paul Anthes of Conway, Ark., two stepdaughters, Mrs. Lucille BUSH of Caro and Mrs. Alice BEECHER of Bad Axe; 14 step-grandchildren and a number of step-great-grandchildren. Two sisters and one brother preceded her in death.

      Mrs. Anthes was taken from Little's Funeral Home, Cass City, to the Salem United Methodist church at noon Sunday, to lie in state until 1:30 funeral service. Rev. Eldred Kelley officiated. Burial was in Elkland cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Spring 2007)

      She was one the family members BonnieMargaret Jacobs personally interviewed when preparing her history of the Benkelman family.
    Person ID I12755  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Johann Leonhard Buehrly,   b. 21 Feb 1859, Börtlingen, Göppingen, Donaukreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1939, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Catherine Buerk,   b. 16 Aug 1865, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1954, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1885  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Headstones
    Buehrly, Leonard and Catherine (Buerk)
    Buehrly, Leonard and Catherine (Buerk)
    Family ID F2350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walter J. Anthes,   b. 22 Nov 1884, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1966, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1945  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    • No issue.
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F2238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1891 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1945 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Apr 1980 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Apr 1980 - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Live Wire Bible Class of the Evangelical United Brethern Church Sunday School, Cass City Michigan, ca 1917
    Live Wire Bible Class of the Evangelical United Brethern Church Sunday School, Cass City Michigan, ca 1917
    FRONT ROW, l to r, Grant McConnell, class leader; UNKNOWN Clergyman, UNKNOWN class member, William Schwegler, Sam Helwig, George Burg
    SECOND ROW, l to r, Hattie Helwig McConnell, Janet "Jennie" Gardner Buehrly, Minerva Helwig Sherman, Mary Buehrly Striffler, Mary Mark Buehrly
    THIRD ROW; l to r, Alma Striffler Schenck holding her baby Ruth, Lena Helwig Jaus, Lillian Striffler Ricker, Minnie Jesse Benkelman, Mary Schwegler Jaus, Jacob Hiller.
    Note: Alma Striffler Schenck's three year old son, Donald, was said to be asleep in the Model T Ford just to the left of the group at the time this photo was taken
    FOURTH ROW: l to r, Elsie Buehrly, Mary Striffler Helwig, Cora Helwig Klinkman, Laura McConnell Hiller, Alice Ross Schwegler, Mary McLellan Joos, Ed Helwig
    FIFTH ROW, l to r, Art Ricker, Erwin Kercher, Ed Buehrly, Harvey Klinkman, UNKNOWN Class Member, Fred Buehrly, Fred Joos
    TOP ROW, l to r, Sol Striffler, Clayton Schenck, Fred Jaus, William Ackerman, Sam Jaus

    It appears that at least 33 of the 36 adults in this Sunday School class were directly related, through either blood or marriage, to the Striffler, Benkelman and Helwig families who emigrated together from Erie County, New York to Tuscola County, Michigan beginning in the 1860's.

    PLEASE HELP US IDENTIFY THE UNKNOWN INDIVIDUALS.
    The Kolb and The Mark Sisters, Cass City, Michigan
    The Kolb and The Mark Sisters, Cass City, Michigan
    From the postcard collection of Lena Mark Schwegler of Cass City. She had labeled it "Kolb Sisters, Mark Sisters, Elsie Buehrly, Fred Buehrly and Clarence Kolb

    The Kolb's were children of George Kolb and Maria Katharina Benkelman. The Mark's sisters were daughters of Archie Mark and Emeline Striffler.


    PLEASE EMAIL IF YOU CAN IDENTIFY WHO IS WHO


    Headstones
    Anthes, Elsie Christine (Buehrly)
    Anthes, Elsie Christine (Buehrly)

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

    2. [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/, Thursday, May 1, 1980 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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, March 26, 1954 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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. 162 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S595] Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, (Family Publication, published sporadically to record family milestones in connection with the annual Striffler-Benkelman Family Reunions, with Vol. 1, Number 1, published Sept. 7, 1936. Issues on file at the Rawson Memorial Library in Cass City, Michigan include Vol. 5 (1941), Vol. 7 (1944) and Volumes 8 (1945) through Vol. 28 (1968). Issues published from 1961 through 1964 were not assigned volume numbers, and 1963 appears to be missing. Xeroxes of the existing issues were also made by Melinda McLemore Strong in 2007. According to a article published by the Cass City Chronicle on August 6, 1981, commemorating the Fiftieth and Final Striffler-Benkelman Reunion, the final issue of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST appears to have been Volume 28, published in 1968.), Volume 8, September 3, 1945 (Reliability: 3).