1923 - 1999 (75 years)
||William "Bill" Glen Benkelman [1, 2, 3] |
||24 Nov 1923
||Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio [1, 2, 3]
||28 Oct 1999
||Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 
- Died in a private plane crash.
His obituary is indexed on Cleveland Public Library's index as having been published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 2, 1999, Page 6, Section B. The full obituary was not available online, however..
||Strong Family Tree
||17 Aug 2014 |
||Glen Frederick Benkelman, b. 20 Jan 1891, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan , d. 26 Dec 1970, Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Age 79 years) |
||Maud McFadden, b. 9 Nov 1891, Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada , d. 26 Dec 1970, Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Age 79 years) |
||18 Jun 1921
||Evanston, Cook County, Illinois [1, 4]
- Cass City Chronicle
Vol 7, Number 10
July 22, 1921
Married at Evanston
Miss Maude McFadden Is Bride of Glen F. Benkelman
On June 18 the marriage of Miss Maude McFadden and Glen F. Benkelman was solemnized at Evanston, Illinois in the presence of a few friends.
The bride's home has always been Evanston, where she attended Northwestern University. She also attended the University of Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Benkelman, who had many friends and acquantinces in Cass City, attended the Cass City schools, later obtaining training in electrical engineering at Purdue University and the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. He is located in Chicago with Becker Bros., electrical engineers.
Mr. and Mrs. Benkelman will have their home at 529 Kedzie Street, Evanston, Illinois. After taking a lake trip of a few days, the arrived at the home of John A. Benkelman on July 5, and having spent a pleasant two weeks vacation, left for Chicago, Monday, July 18.
(Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Spring 2007)
||Group Sheet, Family chart
||Sylva B. Carter, b. 27 Mar 1926, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada , d. 13 Jul 1996, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Age 70 years) |
||27 Jun 1953
||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada [1, 5]
- According to the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, Vol. 16, dated September 7, 1953, Sylva Carter and William Glen Benkelman were married in June in Winnipeg. He piloted his Cessna plane on the honeymoon trip of 5000 miles to Calgary, Banff, Vancouver, Seattle, Boise, Yellowstone, Cedar Rapids and Lakewood, Ohio.
||17 Mar 2008 |
||Group Sheet, Family chart
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.|
||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.
- [S337] Benkelman, Hilda Jane Stickley THE MEMOIRS OF JOHN A. BENKELMAN (Privately Published, 1966).
- [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.).
- [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.), Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland City Enumerated April 14, 1930 ED 18-276 SD 6 Sheet 23A Stamed 233 3813-19-29 (Reliability: 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/, July 22, 1921 (Reliability: 3).
- [S595] Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, (Family Publication, published sporadically to record family milestones in connection with the annual Striffler-Benkelman Family Reunions, with Vol. 1, Number 1, published Sept. 7, 1936. Issues on file at the Rawson Memorial Library in Cass City, Michigan include Vol. 5 (1941), Vol. 7 (1944) and Volumes 8 (1945) through Vol. 28 (1968). Issues published from 1961 through 1964 were not assigned volume numbers, and 1963 appears to be missing. Xeroxes of the existing issues were also made by Melinda McLemore Strong in 2007. According to a article published by the Cass City Chronicle on August 6, 1981, commemorating the Fiftieth and Final Striffler-Benkelman Reunion, the final issue of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST appears to have been Volume 28, published in 1968.), Vol. 16, September 7, 1953. (Reliability: 3).