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William George McKenzie

Male 1881 - 1962  (80 years)


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  • Name William George McKenzie  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Sep 1881  Gagetown, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jun 1962  Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried 23 Jun 1962  Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, June 28, 1962
      Vol. 56, Number 11

      Heart Attack Fatal For Area Resident

      Funeral services for William George McKenzie, 80, Elkland township farmer, were held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Douglas Funeral Home. The Rev. S.R. Wurtz, pastor of the EUB Church, of which Mr. McKenzie was a member, officiated and burial was in Elkland Cemetery. Mr. McKenzie died at this home Thursday of a heart attack.

      Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McKenzie, he was born at Gagetown Sept. 16, 1881. He was married to Elizabeth BLADES. She died Jan. 16, 1934. In June 1939 he married Mrs. Alma Schenck, who survives him.

      Other survivors are: one daughter, Mrs. Albert (Marie) JONES of Decker; two grandsons; a great-grandchild; two stepchildren, Mrs. Jack ESAU of Cass City and Donald SCHENCK of Napolean, Mich,; six stepgrandchildren, and a brother, Robert McKenzie of New Haven, Mich.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, August 2008)
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1930 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Township
      April 17, 1930
      ED 79-12 SD 11 Sheet 7-B
      158-158
      McKenzie, William G Hd M W 48 M@31 Mich Canada English NY F
      armer  Gen Farm
      McKenzie, Elizabeth M Wf F W 44 M@26 Mich England NY
      McKenzie, Marie E Dtr F W 15 S Mich Mich Mich
      Stones, Toney Boarder M W 17 S Ohio Poland Poland Laborer Gen Farm
    Person ID I32262  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family 1 Elizabeth Mary Blades,   b. 17 Apr 1886, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1934, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1913  Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Marie Elizabeth McKenzie,   b. 1 Feb 1915, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 2007, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F10338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alma Louise Striffler,   b. 11 Mar 1893, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1966, Elkton, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1939  [1
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F10337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1881 - Gagetown, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jan 1913 - Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jun 1962 - Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jun 1962 - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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, January 27, 1966 (Reliability: 3).

    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, June 28, 1962 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 93209491 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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.), September 3, 1962 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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, January 19, 1934 (Reliability: 3).