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Benjamin Albert "Ben" Augenstein
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1891
Castle Shannon
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1956
Castle Shannon
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Benjamin Albert Augenstein is the son of Charles Wilhelm Augenstein (1854-1926) and Mary A. Dewalt (1859-1940). He was the fifth child of eight children, his siblings being: Jacob Wilhelm (1882-1955); Harry Heinrich (1884-1915); George Frederick (1886-1958); Edward Benjamin (1888-1966); Amanda Louise (1893-1967) married Jacob Gebhard; Elizabeth Margaret (1896-1982) married first Clyde Alonzo Cable, married second Charles Franklin Messner; Charles Elmer (1904-1982).

He married Sadie Baugham in 1916, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, but the marriage did not last very long.

Obituary, Pittsburgh Press, Dec 4, 1956:
AUGENSTEIN--Of Hamilton Rd., Castle Shannon, suddenly on Monday, Dec. 3, 1956, Benjamin A., son of the late Charles A. [sic-should be W.] and Mary Dewalt Augenstein, in his 66th year; brother of Amanda Gebhardt, Mrs. Elizabeth Mesner (sic-should be Messner), George F., Edward B., and Charles E. Augenstein. Friends received at the E. B. LAUGHLIN FUNERAL HOME, Castle Shannon, where services will be held Tuesday, Dec 6, at 2 p.m.

Buried Dec 6, 1956, Zion Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles W. Augenstein (1854 - 1926)
  Mary A. Dewalt Augenstein (1859 - 1940)
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob William Augenstein (1882 - 1955)*
  Harry Heinrich Augenstein (1884 - 1915)*
  George Frederick Augenstein (1886 - 1958)*
  Edward Benjamin Augenstein (1888 - 1966)*
  Benjamin Albert Augenstein (1891 - 1956)
  Amanda Louise Augenstein Gebhardt (1893 - 1967)*
  Elizabeth Margaret Augenstein Messner (1896 - 1982)*
  Charles Elmer Augenstein (1904 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Cemetery
Whitehall (Allegheny County)
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30682562
 

Rest in peace, granduncle.
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Oct. 19, 2008
 
 
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