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George Albert Benkelman, D. D. S.

Male 1890 - 1973  (83 years)


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  • Name George Albert Benkelman  [1, 2
    Suffix D. D. S. 
    Born 13 Oct 1890  Wano Township, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Dec 1973  Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried St. Francis Cemetery, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, Volume 10, dated September 1, 1947, had note in the "Vacations" section that read: "We are certainly looking forward to meeting Mrs. F.L. Shields of St. Francis, Kansas and Dr. and Mrs. Albert Benkelman and daughters, Barbara and Bonnie at the 1947 reunion. We hope that many more will plan their vacations so they meet with the rest of us at Uncle John's Woods on Labor Day."

      Volume 22 of the same periodical, dated September 7, 1959, reported that Albert and Ruth Benkelman attended his Fiftieth graduating class reunion at St. Francis, Kansas. Six of his classmates were present.

      A dentist in St. Francis, Kansas, he retired to Denver in 1947.
    • (Research):Census Listings:

      1930 Census
      Kansas, Cheyenne County, Wano, St. Francis City
      ED 12-18 SD 1 Sheet 10A Stamped 300

      79-84
      Benkelman, George A Hd O $6000 M W 39 M 27 Kansas NY German
      y Physician
      Benkelman, Ruth L Wf F W 38 M 26 Kansas Illinois Illinois
      Benkelman, Mary B Adopted Dtr F W 3 6/12 S Neb US US
      Benkelman, Bonnie J Adopted Dtr F W 2 1/12 S Neb US US
      82-8?
      Shields, Farmer L Hd O $12,000 M W 51 M21 Iowa Ill Iowa President Commercial Bank
      Shiels, Lottie B Wf F W 49 M 48 Colorado NY Germany
    Person ID I1974  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, 4
    Family ID F614  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Ruth May Lockwood,   b. 2 Apr 1892, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1973, Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1917  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Barbara Benkelman,   b. 8 Oct 1926, Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 2007, Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. BonnieMargaret McDonald Benkelman,   b. 18 Feb 1928, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 2009, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F1290  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Dec 1973 - Denver, Denver County, Colorado 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, George Albert and wife, Ruth (Lockwood) with his great aunt, Lena Schwegler, ca 1920's
    Benkelman, George Albert and wife, Ruth (Lockwood) with his great aunt, Lena Schwegler, ca 1920's
    Lena lived in Denver for many years with her brother George, and was therefore also close to his namesake nephew, also of Denver

    l to r: George, Lena, Ruth
    Schwegler, Benjamin Adam ca 1940's with Will Schwegler and Albert Benkelman
    Schwegler, Benjamin Adam ca 1940's with Will Schwegler and Albert Benkelman
    Brothers Ben and Will Schwegler after a visit with their cousin Albert Benkelman from St. Francis, Kansas

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

    2. [S1026] Agar, Wm. John, Decker, Michigan, Compiler "Descendants of Adam Benkelman 13 Feb 1824-30 Dec 1897" Ver. Dated 23 July 2007.

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    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. 133 (Reliability: 3).