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Dr Benjamin Jacob Zahn
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Birth: Sep., 1868
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1958
Oak Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA

The son of Jacob and Philippine (Phoeba) Schneider Schenk ZAHN, he became an MD in Ford Co. IL, and treated his extended family and the community. Eventually, he sold the practice to Dr. John Coltreaux and moved to Oak Park, IL.

He married Lydia (Lillian?) M. Forkel on March 27, 1895 in Cook County. She died Sep.2, 1937 in Chicago.

At his death Dr. Zahn had a surving daughter, Gladys Nichols, and a son Stanley Gordon [Zahn] who was an actor and did not use the name ZAHN.

He was cremated at Forest Home Cem. Forest Park, IL. The location of his ashes in unknown.

Information is welcome. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Zahn (1835 - 1911)
  Philippine Shank Schneider Zahn (1835 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian Forkel Zahn (1873 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Stanley [Zahn] Gordon (1897 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augusta [Schenk] Shank Truesdell (1855 - 1916)**
  Henry E. (Heinrich Schenk) Shank (1858 - 1915)**
  Reuben Shank (1860 - 1862)**
  Rebecca Sarah Zahn Burkhart (1864 - 1940)*
  Benjamin Jacob Zahn (1868 - 1958)
  John A. Zahn (1869 - 1869)*
  Louis L. Zahn (1871 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Nov 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6967527
 

You focused on curing the ill. Whatever became of you?
- Rosetta
 Added: Oct. 6, 2006

-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 18, 2003
 
 
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