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Katherine Lynn Ayres

Female 1901 - 1940  (39 years)


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  • Name Katherine Lynn Ayres  [1, 2
    Born 14 Jan 1901  Sudley, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Oct 1940  Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, November 1, 1940
      Page Six
      Local Happenings

      Mrs. Alvin Benkelman, who has been in poor health for several months, passed away at Arlington, Virginia, Sunday night. She leaves her husband, a son, Alvin, Jr., her parents, two sisters and two brothers. Mr. Benkelman is the son of John A. Benkelman of Cass City and is well known here.
    Person ID I863  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Alvin Carlton Benkelman, Sr.,   b. 8 May 1895, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1987, Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1927  Sudley, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Cass City, Michigan, October 28, 1927
      Page Four
      Local News

      Invitations have been received to the wedding of Miss Katherine Lynn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Hawks Ayres, of Manasses, Virginia, and Alvin Carlton Benkelman, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benkelman of Cass City. The ceremony will take place in the Sudley M.E. Church, South, at Manasses on Saturday, Nov. 5. The newleyweds will be at home to their friends after Nov. 20 at the Strathmore, 2501 18th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Spring 2007)
    Children 
     1. Alvin Carlton Benkelman, Jr.,   b. 1 Jul 1929, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2012, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F624  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1901 - Sudley, Prince William County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1927 - Sudley, Prince William County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1940 - Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benkelman, Alvin Carlton, Jr. ca 1931, with his mother Katharine Ayres, and their dog
    Benkelman, Alvin Carlton, Jr. ca 1931, with his mother Katharine Ayres, and their dog
    This picture of Alvin with his mother and their dog appears to have been taken in the early 1930's

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

    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/, Cass City, Michigan, October 28, 1927 (Reliability: 3).

    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.), Volume 5, September 1, 1941 (Reliability: 3).