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Jacob Striffler

Male 1870 - 1874  (~ 4 years)


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  • Name Jacob Striffler  [1, 2
    Born Mar 1870  Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 May 1874  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Tomstone reads age 4 years, 7 months, and 16 days
    Person ID I12718  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Jacob Striffler,   b. 31 Mar 1819, Kirberg, Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine, Imperial Territory Of Alsace-Lorraine, Elsaß-Lothringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1895, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Luise "Louisa" Benkelman,   b. 14 Sep 1833, Schneiderhof, Waldhausen Parish, Welzheim, Jagstkreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1910, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1853  Lancaster, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • BonnieMargaret Jacobs wrote that Bob Benkelman had a copy of their marriage certificate from Lancaster, Erie County, NY. They were married by Reverand Christian Knapp, who had moved from Württemberg to Lancaster to head a Reformed congregation.

      Louisa and Jacob had seven children in total, only three of whom survived into adulthood.
    Family ID F1783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1870 - Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1874 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Striffler, Jacob and Lydia
    Striffler, Jacob and Lydia
    Lydia, age 8, and her brother, Jacob, age 4, both died of Scarlet Fever within a day of each other in May, 1874. They were the children of Jacob Striffler and Louisa Benkelman.

  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 152, 156a (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 153, 156a (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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/, October 28, 1910 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 151 (Reliability: 3).