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Clarence Robert Kolb

Male 1891 - 1927  (35 years)


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  • Name Clarence Robert Kolb  [1, 2
    Born 1 Nov 1891  Olive Township, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1927  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, January 28, 1927

      World War Veteran Answers Summons

      Clarence R. Kolb Died in Detroit after Thre Months' Illness

      The funeral of Clarence R. Kolb, a World War veteran, was held at the Evangelical church on Monday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. C.F. Smith, pastor of the church, and was largely attended. Members of the Adams-Seeger Post, American Legion, attended in a body and served as pall bearers. The Legion, in honoring the memory of their departed comrade, were donors to his family of the beautiful flag which covered the casket.

      Clarence R. Kolb was born Nov. 1, 1892, in Olive township, Clinton co., Michigan. At the age of nine, he came to Cass City with his parents, where he made his home.

      During the World War, he served for 18 months witht he 338th Infantry of the 85th Division, U.S. Army, eight months of which were spent overseas.

      On Sept. 12, 1923, he was united in marriage with Miss Lilah McConnell. After their marriage they made their home in Royal Oak Twp. To them was born a son, Robert.

      He became ill last October. Since that time he has been at the home of his sister, Mrs. W.A. Markin of Detroit, where he passed away Jan. 21, 1927.

      He leaves to mourn their loss his wife, son, father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Kolb, five sisters, Mrs. Leon Ormes of St. Johns, Mich., Miss Iva Kolb of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Chas. Kleinschmidty of Omaha, Neb., Mrs. F.H. Brueggeman of Philadelphia, Penn., Mrs. W.A. Markin of Detroit, and one brother, Harold Kolb, at home. Two sisters preceded him in death.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Summer 2007)
    Person ID I6012  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father George Henry Kolb,   b. 5 Nov 1857, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1932, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Caroline Annabel "Annie" Holmes,   b. 15 Apr 1867, Ellington Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1951, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Sep 1883  Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lilah C. McConnell,   b. 10 Oct 1905, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 2000, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1923  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Carl Robert Kolb,   b. 24 Sep 1924, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1995, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F2736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1891 - Olive Township, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1927 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [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. 142 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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 28, 1927 (Reliability: 3).