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Jacob John BENKE[1]

Male 1884 - 1957  (72 years)


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  • Name Jacob John BENKE 
    Born 24 Sep 1884  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    History One source gives birth date of 6 Mar 1898. His obituary says he was the son of Jacob Benke and Elizabeth Martens. One additional daughter and two sons died in infancy. 
    Reference Number 020ja 
    Died 13 Jan 1957  Santa Clara Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I38571  Reid Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2017 

    Father Jakob BENKE,   b. 22 Mar 1858, Tiegenhof, Ekaterinoslav Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1941, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother 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  [4
    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 Katarina FUNK,   b. 29 Jul 1887, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1963, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 May 1908  North Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Elizabeth BENKE,   b. 17 Nov 1912, Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1986, Los Gatos, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F26228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1884 - Henderson, York, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 May 1908 - North Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1957 - Santa Clara Co., California Link to Google Earth
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  • 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).

  • 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, 27 Mar 1957, Pg. 14.

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