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Edward Albert Mark

Male 1889 - 1982  (93 years)


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  • Name Edward Albert Mark  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 1 Jan 1889  Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 1982  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 10, 11, 12
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11, 12
    Notes 
    • A list of pupils at the Wright Rural School #4 in 1897 include Alice Striffler, Arlis Vaughan, Chancy Boulton, Emma Cole, Esther Blades, Effie Wallace, Eddie Mark, Frank Cranick, Flossie Wright, Georgie Dennis, Johnie Hulburt, Lizzie Yoos, Lena Mark, Luke Wright, Mary Mark, Minta Wallace, Alice Charlton, Ada Cole, Chester Dennis, Ethel Cole, Etta Wickware, Ethel Charlton, Frank Striffler, Fred Yoos, George Cole, John Wallace, Lizzie Blades, Lillie Wallace, Lenne Striffler, Martha Wright, May Dennis, Ray Hulbert, Stanley Hulbert. Grace Karr, teacher and S. Striffler, Director.

      When he registered for the World War I draft, he was farming for himself in Elkland Township, and supporting his wife and five children. He was of both medium heighth and build, with blue eyes and light hair.

      Cass City Chronicle
      January 21, 1982
      Page 8

      Rites held for Edward Mark, 93

      Edward Albert Mark, 93, a lifelong resident of the Cass City area, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Provincial House after a long illness.

      He was born Jan. 1, 1889, in Elkland Township, the son of Archibald and Emeline (Striffler) MARK.

      He married Mary LEITCH July 15, 1908, in Caro. They made their home in Cass City. Mrs. Mark died May 26, 1965.

      Mark is survived by seven daughter, Mrs. William (Stella) MARTUS and Mrs. Elmer (Frances) KEHOE, both of Cass City, Mrs. Russell (Mary) LEESON, Pigeon, Mrs. Ruth WURTSMITH, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mrs.  Emeline URQUHART, Caro, Mrs. Betty McLEOD, Sandusky, and Mrs. Richard (Bonnie) DILL, St. Louis, Mo.; one son, Archie MARK of Flushing; three sisters, Mrs. Mary BUEHRLY, Ubly, Mrs. Martha DARLING, Marlette and Mrs. Lena SCHWEGLER, Cass City; 26 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Grace, two sons, Leitch and James, and one sister, Alma SEEGER, preceded him in death.

      Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at Little's Funeral Home, Cass City, with Rev. Eldred Kelley of the Salem United Methodist Church officiating.

      Burial was in Elkland Cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Winter 2007)
    • (Research):
      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp
      Enumerated 17 Jan 1920
      SD 7 ED 178 Sheet 4A
      81-84
      Mark, Archie Head M W 57 M 1877 Pa Canada English England English Scotland English Farmer
      Mark, Emeline Wf F  W59 M Mich English New York State German Germany German
      Mark, Alma Dtr F W 24 S Mich Canada English Mich Bookkeeper Hardware Store
      82-85
      Mark, Edward Head M W 31 M Mich Canada English Mich Laborer On Farm
      Mark, Mary Wf F W 30 M Mich Canada English Canada English
      Mark, Stella Dtr F W 10 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Ruth Dtr F W 8 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Emeline Dtr F W 6 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Grace Dtr F W 5 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Leitch Son m W 3 6/12 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Mary Dtr F W 1 6/12 S Mich Mich Mich

      1930 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp, Cass City Village
      Enumerated Apr 18, 1930
      ED 79-11 SD 11 Sheet 6A Stamped 189
      Woodland Avenue
      159-168
      Mark, Edward A Head M W m19 Mich Mich Mich Mechanic Implement
      Mark, Mary J Wf F W 41 M 19 Mich Canada Canada
      Mark, Ruth O (ab) Dtr F W 19 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Emeline Dtr F W 17 S Mich Mich Mich Servant Family
      Mark, A. Leitch Son M W 13 S Mich Mich Mich Laborer Family
      Mark, Mary A Dtr F W 11 S Mich Mich Mich Servant Family
      Mark, Archie R Son M W 9 S Mich Mich Mich Choreboy Family
      Mark, Betty R Dtr F W 7 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Frances L Dtr F W 5 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, Bonnie Doreen Dtr F W 3 5/12 S Mich Mich Mich
      Mark, James Edward Son M W 11/12 S Mich Mich Mich
    Person ID I5482  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Archibald "Archie" Mark,   b. 22 Mar 1862, Whitby Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1934, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Emeline Striffler,   b. 5 Sep 1860, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1939, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1886  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 13, 14, 15
    Photos
    The Kolb and The Mark Sisters, Cass City, Michigan
    The Kolb and The Mark Sisters, Cass City, Michigan
    From the postcard collection of Lena Mark Schwegler of Cass City. She had labeled it "Kolb Sisters, Mark Sisters, Elsie Buehrly, Fred Buehrly and Clarence Kolb

    The Kolb's were children of George Kolb and Maria Katharina Benkelman. The Mark's sisters were daughters of Archie Mark and Emeline Striffler.


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    Headstones
    Mark, Emeline (Striffler) and Archie
    Mark, Emeline (Striffler) and Archie
    Family ID F2865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Leitch,   b. 9 Apr 1889, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1965, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1908  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 12, 16
    • Cass City Chronicle
      July 17, 1908
      Local Items, Page 4

      Edward Marks and Miss Mary Leach (sic) were married at Caro Wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Kerns, pastor of the Presbyterian church. The Chronicle joins their many friends in extending congratulations.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, October 2008)
    Children 
     1. Stella Madeline Mark,   b. 16 Mar 1909, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1997, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Ruth O. Mark,   b. 23 Aug 1910, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1993, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Emeline J. Mark,   b. 10 Aug 1912, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2000, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Grace Margaret Mark,   b. 18 Jul 1914, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1928, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     5. Leitch Alvin Mark,   b. 6 Jul 1916, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1977, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Mary A. Mark,   b. 3 Jul 1918, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1998, Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Archie Robert Mark,   b. 5 Jun 1920, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1992, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Betty R. Mark,   b. 7 Sep 1922, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 2002, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Frances L. Mark,   b. 13 Oct 1924, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1998, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Living
     11. James Edward Mark,   b. 2 Apr 1929, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1981, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F2344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1889 - Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1908 - Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1982 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Striffler/Mark Four Generation Photo Collage, ca 1911, Cass City, Michigan
    Striffler/Mark Four Generation Photo Collage, ca 1911, Cass City, Michigan
    Left Side, seated, John and Mary (Benkelman) Striffler, standing, and Emeline (Striffler) and Archie Mark. Emeline is a daughter of John and Mary.

    Right side, Standing, Mary Jane (Leitch) and Edward Mark, daughters Stella and Ruth. Edward is a son of Archie and Emeline Mark, and grandson of John and Mary Striffler.
    Stella and Ruth are the two eldest of 11 children born it Edward and Mary Mark.
    Picnic at Cass City Park
    Picnic at Cass City Park
    front row, seated, Esther Hunter, Molly Mark Buehrly, Aunt Maggie Mark, Ed Mark

    Alma Mark Seeger is barely visible behind and to the right of Ed Mark

    The lady seated in the back and those standing to the back are unknown

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    Mark Siblings ca late 1970's or early 1980's
    Mark Siblings ca late 1970's or early 1980's
    l t r, Alma Mark Seeger, Ed Mark, Lena Mark Schwegler, Mary "Molly" Mark Buehrly, and Martha Mark Darling, children of Archie Mark and Emeline Striffler of Cass City, Michigan

  • Sources 
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    2. [S722] Elkland (Twp, Tuscola Co, MI) Cemetery Records ; http://elkland.rawson.lib.mi.us/.

    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. 157 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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/, August 31, 1934 Page 5, Obituary of Archibald Mark (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp excluding Cass City Village Enumerated 12 Jun 1900 SD 8 ED 110 Sheet 6B 125-125 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp Enumerated 20-21 Apr 1910 SD 8 ED 112 Sheet 2B 40-42 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp Enumerated 17 Jan 1920  SD 7 ED 178 Sheet 4A 82-85 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp, Cass City Village Enumerated Apr 18, 1930 ED 79-11 SD 11 Sheet 6A Stamped 189 Woodland Avenue 159-168 (Reliability: 3).

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    16. [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 3, 1965 Page Two (Reliability: 3).