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James Krehl Brown

Male 1929 - 1965  (36 years)


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  • Name James Krehl Brown  [1, 2, 3
    Born 8 Feb 1929  Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Dec 1965  Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 
    • The Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, Volume 10, September 1, 1947, wrote that he graduated from Pigeon High School and planned to be a farmer.
    Person ID I873  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Marie Lelia Benkelman,   b. 18 May 1899, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1987, Saginaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Apr 1926  Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Pattie Ann Brown,   b. 8 Feb 1960, Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1999, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. Living
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1929 - Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1965 - Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • 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/, March 7, 1962 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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).

    4. [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 26, September 5, 1966 (Reliability: 3).

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