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Lottie Christine Benkelman

Female 1880 - 1956  (75 years)


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  • Name Lottie Christine Benkelman  [1
    Born 24 Oct 1880  Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Jun 1956  Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried St. Francis Cemetery, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, July 21, 1911
      Local Happenings
      Page 4


      Misses Bertha Benkelman of this place and Lottie Benkelman of St. Francis, Kansas, left Saturday morning on a trip to Detroit and Buffalo.

      A Mrs. (sic) Lottie Benkelman of Cheyenne County, Kansas was listed, along with 12 others from that county, in the State of Kansas Directory of State Officers, Boards and Commissions, Issued by J. T. Botkin, Kansas Secretary of State on October, 1915. A PDF of this books can be viewed on Google Books.

      Cass City Chronicle
      September 7, 1917
      The Week's Doings, Page 4

      Miss Lottie Benkelman, who was a guest of Mrs. M. M. Schwegler, returned Thursday to her home in St. Francis, Kansas.

      Lottie didn't marry until later in life. She had remained at home to care for her parents. She married first Farmer L. Shields and later William Maurice Ball, on 25 September 1954 in Denver, Colorado.

      As of the 1955 issue of the Striffler-Benkelman broadcast, she was living in Corvallis, Oregon.
    Person ID I1971  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father George Adam "Little George" Benkelman,   b. 7 Sep 1851, Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1929, Alhambra, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Maria Barbara Rommel,   b. 1 Jun 1852, Bünzwangen, Donaukreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1928, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1880  Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Farmer L. Shields,   b. Abt 1879, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Apr 1929  St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F1286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1880 - Denver, Denver County, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1929 - St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1956 - Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Francis Cemetery, Cheyenne County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Benkelman, Lottie Christine ca 1880's
    Benkelman, Lottie Christine ca 1880's
    Eldest child, and only daughter, of George Adam Benkelman and Maria Babara Rommel.
    Benkelman, Adam and Anna Catherine (Schaufele) Descendants ca 1912 Family Reunion
    Benkelman, Adam and Anna Catherine (Schaufele) Descendants ca 1912 Family Reunion
    Back, Standing, l to r: Mae Benkelman, Kate Schwegler, John Benkelman Sr., Ester Ackerman Benkelman, Minnie Jesse Benkelman, Joe Benkelman, Augusta Krehl Benkelman, Dorus Benkelman, Will Schwegler, Ward Benkelman, Ben Schwegler, Sam Benkelman

    Middle Row, kneeling, l to r: Alvin Benkelman, Harold Benkelman, Ruth Benkelman, Marie Benkelman (standing), Lena Benkelman Schwegler, Barbara Rommel Benkelman, Louisa Benkelman Schwegler

    Bottom Row, seated, l to r: Bertha Benkelman, Glen Benkelman, Ida Benkelman, Lottie Benkelman, Ben Benkelman Sr. behind his nephew John Donald Benkelman, Lois Benkelman, Ben Benkelman Jr., Alice Ross Schwegler with her baby Edward William Schwegler, and ,facing left, Mary Striffler Benkelman (Mrs. Sam)

    (Legend Courtesy of Bonnie-Margaret Benkelman Jacobs)

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

    2. [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 19, September 3, 1956 (Reliability: 3).

    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. 133 (Reliability: 3).