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Ruth Benkelman

Ruth Benkelman

Female 1894 - 1972  (77 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ruth BenkelmanRuth Benkelman was born 26 Jul 1894, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas; died 31 May 1972, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida.

    Notes:

    Attended college at Mt. Pleasant Normal (now Central Michigan) and was a teacher. Met her husband at a church social in Berwyn, Illinois.

    Volume 25 of the STIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, published September 6, 1965, reported that "Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Ball (Ruth Benkelman) and Mrs. Wilmot Carpenter (Mae Benkelman) entertained Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Smiley (Margaret Striffler) and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Weaver (Laura Striffler) at their trailers in Pinellas Park, Florida, last winter. This is an annual event for them.

    Cass City Chronicle
    Thursday, June 15, 1972
    Page Thirteen

    Hold Rites in Florida for Mrs. Ruth Ball

    Funeral services were held Saturday, June 3, for Mrs. Ruth Ball, 77, or Clearwater, Fla., who died the previous week. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Clearwater.

    She was born in St. Francis, Kansas, to the late Ben F. and Minnie Benkelman, Sr. She spent her childhood in  Cass City until her marriage to Eustis (sic) T. BALL.

    Surviving are her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy WILLIAMS of Palm Beach, Fla.; two brothers, Harold L. of Caseville and Ben F. Jr. of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Mae CARPENTER of Clearwater and Mrs. Lois PEASE of La Grange, Ill., also three grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Ruth married Eustace Thwaites Ball 26 Jul 1924, Berwyn, Cook County, Illinois. Eustace was born 13 Nov 1899, Burwell, Cambridgeshire, England; died 21 May 1989, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Living  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (1.Ruth1)

    Living married F.H. Williams, Jr (son of Frank Holcomb Williams and Norma Louise Kilmer) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 4. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 5. Living  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

    Living married Living [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 7. Michael Allen Williams  Descendancy chart to this point was born 31 Oct 1984, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida; died 31 Oct 1984, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.

  2. 4.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

    Living married Living (son of Living and Living) [Group Sheet]


  3. 5.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

    Living married Living [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 9. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 10. Living  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 11. Living  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (3.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

  2. 7.  Michael Allen Williams Descendancy chart to this point (3.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1) was born 31 Oct 1984, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida; died 31 Oct 1984, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.

  3. 8.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (5.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

  4. 9.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (5.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

  5. 10.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (5.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)

  6. 11.  Living Descendancy chart to this point (5.Living3, 2.Living2, 1.Ruth1)