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Benjamin D. UNRUH[1]

Male 1869 - 1955  (86 years)


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  • Name Benjamin D. UNRUH 
    Born 10 Feb 1869  Antonovka, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    History Emmanuel church records say he was born 11 Feb 1869. Headstone spells his given name as ‘Benjamen’. 
    Immigration 26 Dec 1874  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 248be 
    Buried Abt Sep 1955  Karoma Cemetery, Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Sep 1955  Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I43160  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 29 May 2014 

    Father David H. UNRUH,   b. 3 Mar 1839, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1911, Galva, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Susanna WEDEL,   b. 16 Nov 1844, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1906, Galva, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1863  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.
    Family ID F29058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna NICHOLS,   b. 24 Jun 1874, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1943, Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1891 
    Children 
     1. Elda UNRUH,   b. 6 Nov 1901, Halstead, Harvey, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1993, Montezuma, Gray, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Headstones
    Unruh, Benjamin D.-1869 & Anna-1874 (HS)
    Unruh, Benjamin D.-1869 & Anna-1874 (HS)
    Family ID F29056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eva SCHMIDT,   b. 22 Jun 1874,   d. 13 Apr 1956  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1944 
    Family ID F29057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1955 - Goltry, Alfalfa, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.

  • 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. [S258] Kirchen Buch fuer die Canntonn-Mennoniten Gemeinde im Caeunty Mecsfersen, Pg. 49.

    3. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 199.