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Christian Benjamin Egli
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1874
Death: Apr. 25, 1959

Egli, Christian Benjamin, son of Joseph and Barbara (Sutter) Egli; born near Hopedale, Ill., Nov. 22, 1874; died at his home in Manson, Iowa, April---1959; aged 84 y. 5 m. In December, 1894, he was married to Emma Grimm, Hopedale, Ill. In 1911 they moved to the Manson, Iowa, vicinity. They became the parents of 13 children. His wife died in June, 1934; three sons and one daughter also preceded him in death. On Nov. 28, 1936, he was married to Lettie Wenger, who survives. Also surviving him are 6 sons and 3 daughters (Joe H., Conneautville, Pa.; Jesse O., and Louie L., Gilmore City, Iowa; Emery E., Barnum, Iowa; Mrs. Maude Swartzendruber, Bloomingdale, Ill.; Samuel N., Atlantic; Elsie-Mrs. Chancy Litwiller, Washington, Iowa; Ida, La Junta, Colo.; and Stanley M. Denver, Colo.), 31 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, 5 sisters (Mrs. Lydia Miller, Middlebury, Ind.; Mrs. D. H. Miller, Conneautville, Pa; Mrs. Emma Fleenor, Lowell, Ind.; Mollie, Kalona, Iowa; and Mrs. Lavina Grieser, Conneaut Lake, Pa.), and 2 brothers (Dan, Hopedale, Ill.; and Joel, Manson). He was a member of the Manson Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held April 25, in charge of Nick Stoltzfus and Edward Birkey; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Gospel Herald - Volume LII, Number 21 - May 26, 1959--- page 502, 503 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Egli (1852 - 1915)
  Barbara Sutter Egli (1851 - 1885)
 
 Spouses:
  Emma Susan Grimm Egli (1877 - 1934)
  Lettie Ruth Wenger Egli (1897 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Amon Rufus Egli (1896 - 1933)*
  Joseph Egli (1898 - 1991)*
  Louie Levi Egli (1900 - 1983)*
  Emery Edward Egli (1901 - 1994)*
  Maude Barbara Katie Egli Swartzendruber (1903 - 1990)*
  John Paul Egli (1905 - 1921)*
  Samuel N Egli (1907 - 1978)*
  Lawrence Theodore Egli (1908 - 1945)*
  Elsie Susan Egli Litwiller (1911 - 2008)*
  Jesse Orval Egli (1912 - 1992)*
  Ida May Egli (1914 - 2009)*
  Rosette Florence Egli (1916 - 1917)*
  Stanley M Egli (1918 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christian Benjamin Egli (1874 - 1959)
  Lydia Egli Miller (1875 - 1961)*
  Magdalena Egli Miller (1880 - 1963)*
  Amollia "Molly" Egli (1886 - 1961)**
  Katie Egli Kauffman (1889 - 1939)**
  Abner Egli (1893 - 1954)**
  Joel Egli (1897 - 1959)**
  Lovina Eunice Egli Grieser (1900 - 1986)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Manson
Calhoun County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Rita
Record added: Dec 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23308507
Christian Benjamin Egli
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Christian Benjamin Egli
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Christian Benjamin Egli
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