|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1847|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1916|
Philip Jacob Benfer was the son of George Benfer and Catherine Wilhelmine Marquardt. Philip J. Benfer was married to Augusta Schulmeier in Bexar County, Texas on March 23,1869. The children born to the couple were: Gustave S. Benfer, Adolph Edward Benfer, Amelia Benfer, Augusta Benfer Burkett, Clara Benfer Uhr, Otto Benfer, and Philip W. Benfer.
Philip J. Benfer was first buried at the Family Cemetery in Wetmore, but in 1937 his body and other family member were unlawfully removed and reburied in two ditches in a remote section of Wetmore Community Cemetery. Philip J. Benfer does not have a headstone or any other marker.
Augusta Schulmeier Benfer (1852 - 1922)
Gustave S. Benfer (1870 - 1948)*
Adolph Edward Benfer (1871 - 1946)*
Augusta Benfer Burkett (1872 - 1956)*
Amelia Benfer (1873 - 1914)*
Clara Benfer Uhr (1878 - 1950)*
Philip William Benfer (1880 - 1957)*
Note: There is not a grave marker in the cemetery.
Wetmore Community Cemetery
Plot: Southeast corner-unmarked
Created by: Emory Schnuriger
Record added: Nov 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22675654
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