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Robert Benkelman

Male Abt 1922 - Abt 1922  (~ 0 years)


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  • Name Robert Benkelman  [1
    Born Abt 1922  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1922  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 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.
    Person ID I4853  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Harold "Sime" Leroy Benkelman,   b. 27 Nov 1897, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1981, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Isabel Lizzie Fletcher,   b. 25 Oct 1895, Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1993, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1918  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Vol. 14, No. 22.
      Friday, September 27, 1918

      Fletcher-Benkelman

      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)
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Headstones
    Benkelman, Robert
    Benkelman, Robert
    Infant son of Harold and Isabel (Fletcher) Benkelman.

  • 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/, Friday, September 27, 1918 (Reliability: 3).