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Marie Lelia Benkelman

Female 1899 - 1987  (88 years)


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  • Name Marie Lelia Benkelman  [1, 2, 3
    Born 18 May 1899  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Oct 1987  Saginaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Caseville Cemetery, Caseville, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She lived with her daughter Doris Ruth (sic), at the time of her death.
    Person ID I852  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John Adam Benkelman,   b. 26 Apr 1856, Bowmansville, Town of Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1952, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Augusta Catherine Freidrika Krehl,   b. 6 Mar 1870, Franklin Center, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1934, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1890  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F617  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family James Brown,   b. 4 Jul 1900, Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1952, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Apr 1926  Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. James Krehl Brown,   b. 8 Feb 1929, Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1965, Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F626  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1899 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Apr 1926 - Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Oct 1987 - Saginaw County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Caseville Cemetery, Caseville, Huron County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Benkelman, Alvin Carlton Sr. ca 1902, with his sisters Marie and Ida
    Benkelman, Alvin Carlton Sr. ca 1902, with his sisters Marie and Ida
    Alvin with his younger sisters in 1902. Their older brothers, Glen and Dorus, were not in the photo, and younger brother, John Donald, had not yet been born.
    Benkelman, Adam and Anna Catherine (Schaufele) Descendants ca 1912 Family Reunion
    Benkelman, Adam and Anna Catherine (Schaufele) Descendants ca 1912 Family Reunion
    Back, Standing, l to r: Mae Benkelman, Kate Schwegler, John Benkelman Sr., Ester Ackerman Benkelman, Minnie Jesse Benkelman, Joe Benkelman, Augusta Krehl Benkelman, Dorus Benkelman, Will Schwegler, Ward Benkelman, Ben Schwegler, Sam Benkelman

    Middle Row, kneeling, l to r: Alvin Benkelman, Harold Benkelman, Ruth Benkelman, Marie Benkelman (standing), Lena Benkelman Schwegler, Barbara Rommel Benkelman, Louisa Benkelman Schwegler

    Bottom Row, seated, l to r: Bertha Benkelman, Glen Benkelman, Ida Benkelman, Lottie Benkelman, Ben Benkelman Sr. behind his nephew John Donald Benkelman, Lois Benkelman, Ben Benkelman Jr., Alice Ross Schwegler with her baby Edward William Schwegler, and ,facing left, Mary Striffler Benkelman (Mrs. Sam)

    (Legend Courtesy of Bonnie-Margaret Benkelman Jacobs)
    Benkelman, John Adam ca 1946
    Benkelman, John Adam ca 1946
    John Adam Benkleman with his children and their spouses. Granddaughter Scottie Pritchard identifies those in the photo as follows: "My grandfather John Adam Benkelman front and center with is children and their spouses and I think 2 grandchildren. My parents, Benk and Olive, are on the left. Back row Alvin, Glen, maybe Bill, John's wife, John, maybe Marie's husband and Dorus. Front row Olive, Maude, John Adam, Marie and maybe Ruth her daughter?"

    PLEASE HELP US POSTIVELY IDENTIFY EVERYONE IN THIS PHOTO.

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] Benkelman, Hilda Jane Stickley THE MEMOIRS OF JOHN A. BENKELMAN (Privately Published, 1966).

    2. [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, Huron County, McKinley Township Enumerated April 14, 1930 ED 32-22 SD 11 Sheet 3A Stamped 217 56-57 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    4. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    5. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982, Shows her year of death, in error, as 1988. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1026] Agar, Wm. John, Decker, Michigan, Compiler "Descendants of Adam Benkelman 13 Feb 1824-30 Dec 1897" Ver. Dated 23 July 2007.

    7. [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. 133 (Reliability: 3).