Abt 1922 - Abt 1922 (~ 0 years)
||Robert Benkelman  |
- He is buried near his grandparents, Ben F. and Minnie Benkelman. The tombstone inscription reads, "Infant son of H.L. and I. Benkelman, 1922." Robert Fletcher Benkelman reports that his parents had also named their first son Robert, and that he died of pneumonia.
||Strong Family Tree
||17 Aug 2014 |
||Harold "Sime" Leroy Benkelman, b. 27 Nov 1897, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas , d. 8 Apr 1981, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan (Age 83 years) |
||Isabel Lizzie Fletcher, b. 25 Oct 1895, Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan , d. 3 Nov 1993, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan (Age 98 years) |
||14 Sep 1918
||Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan [1, 2]
- Cass City Chronicle
Vol. 14, No. 22.
Friday, September 27, 1918
Miss Isabelle Fletcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Fletcher of Bad Axe and Harold Benkelman, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Benkelman, were united in marriage Saturday evening, Sept. 14, by Rev. Henderson, formerly a pastor of the bride. The ceremony took place at the Presbyterian manse on Grand River avenue in Detroit. Following the ceremony the bridal couple were entertained at dinner at the Hotel Statier by Mr. and Mrs. Russell Newbold, of Philadelphia, cousins of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Benkelman arrived in Cass City on Tuesday after visiting with relatives and friends in Detroit and other cities. \\
(Transcribed by Melinda McLemore, Strong, Summer 2007)
||Group Sheet, Family chart
- [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.
- [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 27, 1918 (Reliability: 3).