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George Bennard
Birth: Feb. 4, 1873, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1958, USA

Hymnist. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he was the son of an Ohio coal miner. He wrote words and music to over 300 hymns, most famous being "The Old Rugged Cross". He died in Reed City, Michigan. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Araminta Statler Beeler/Behler Bennard (1871 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Fay George Bennard (1899 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Oak Plot, Division D, Lot 24
 
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Originally Created by: Ray B
Record added: Aug 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6737089
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Thanks again for my favorite hymn. The emblem of suffering and shame- His suffering for OUR shame. Praise the King of Heaven and earth; eternal gratitude for giving to those of us who CHOOSE- eternal life. I love you, my Lord Jesus.
- Bonnie Sharp
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014

- AngelSeeker
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014

- BIRDMAN
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
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