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Jakob BENKE

Jakob BENKE[1]

Male 1858 - 1941  (83 years)

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  • Name Jakob BENKE 
    Born 22 Mar 1858  Tiegenhof, Ekaterinoslav Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Sep 1876  [3
    History He migrated to the United States from the Don Region of South Russia. The family moved to Colorado in 1893. One record says he was married on 8 Dec 1883. He isn't listed on the Switzerland ship passenger list, but must have immigrated then as the rest of his family is listed on the passenger list. He had a total of 10 children with Elisabeth Martens. 4 died in childhood. 
    Immigration 24 Jun 1879  Switzerland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Reference Number 020ja 
    Died 30 Sep 1941  Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Abt Oct 1941  Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19246  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2017 

    Father Jakob BENKE,   b. 5 Mar 1833,   d. 2 Feb 1890  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Katharina NEUMANN,   b. 28 Jan 1836,   d. 24 Jan 1904  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1855  [6
    Family ID F12970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth MARTENS,   b. 16 Jul 1861, Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1919  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1883  [7
    Children 
    +1. Jacob John BENKE,   b. 24 Sep 1884, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1957, Santa Clara Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Katharina (Tena) BENKE,   b. 11 Jun 1889, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1968, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Photos
    Benke, Jakob-1858 & Elizabeth-1861 & Children
    Benke, Jakob-1858 & Elizabeth-1861 & Children
    Taken around 1898. From left to right: Katharina (1889), Agnes (1885), Marie (1897), Elizabeth Martens (1861), Jacob (1884), Elisabeth (1892), Jakob Benke (1858).
    Family ID F22300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Aganetha KLIEWER,   b. 14 Feb 1858, Deutsch Kazun, Warsaw, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1936, Shafter, Kern, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1919  Mennonite Brethren Church, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1919 - Mennonite Brethren Church, Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Sep 1941 - Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Oct 1941 - Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Benke, Jakob-1858 (~1898)
    Benke, Jakob-1858 (~1898)
    Benke, Jakob-1858
    Benke, Jakob-1858

    Headstones
    Benke, Jacob-1858 (HS)
    Benke, Jacob-1858 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 4.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S198] California Death Index (CDI).

    3. [S192] Zionsbote, 5 Feb 1919.

    4. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 361.

    5. [S192] Zionsbote, 22 Oct 1941, Pg. 12.

    6. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Vol. 1, Pg. 84.

    7. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Pg. 114.