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Edith Alzen Benham
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1907
Jessie Lake
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov., 1984
Deer River
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA

Edith was the only child in the Alzen family born in Jessie Lake. Her mother died when Edith was four hours old, her dad took care of her for awhile, then Mrs. Dahlberg, a family friend took her in and raised her as her own child. Edith taught school in the Jessie Lake School in 1926/1927 and went back to teaching again in the same school until it closed in 1957, moved with the students to North School until her retirement in 1965. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Anders (Andrew) Alzen (1866 - 1921)
  Karin Strom Alzen (1865 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Harold Benham (1906 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Anna Mae Benham Reed (1932 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Theodore Thure Alzen (1893 - 1954)*
  Elmer Alzen (1902 - 1977)*
  Edith Alzen Benham (1907 - 1984)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Lindy/Olga Wise
Record added: Aug 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75579558
 

 
 
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