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Benjamin F. Hollenback
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1836
Kendall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1918
Shawnee
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

Aug 1853
Marriage to Catherine E Brown

16 Aug 1862 Enlisted
Company H, 12th Kansas Infantry
Fought as a Private in the battles of Big Blue, Westport, Mine Creek, Shiloh, and Newtonia

Served as:
~ Johnson County, Kansas County Commissioner
~ Shawnee Township Trustee
~ Member of the school board
~ Postmaster of Shawnee, Kansas from 1867 to 1916 except for the eight years of Grover Cleveland's presidency
~ First president of the board of the Methodist Church of Shawnee

Member:
~ Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (Shawnee Lodge No. 54 and Olathe Chapter No. 19)
~ Grand Army of the Republic (Captain Ames Post Shawnee, Kansas)

Owned and operated a mercantile in Shawnee, Kansas from 1865 to 1916

(research by J F-B # 47283216) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Hollenback (1812 - 1879)
  Susan Darnell Hollenback (1810 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine E. Brown Hollenback (1836 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Franklin Pierce Hollenback (1855 - 1922)*
  Fernanda E Hollenback Douglas (1857 - 1948)*
  Phoebe B. Hollenback Tweed (1860 - 1896)*
  Charles R Hollenback (1863 - 1905)*
  Willard P Hollenback (1868 - 1902)*
  Benjamin T Hollenback (1871 - 1903)*
  Stella M Hollenback Gilkey (1873 - 1951)*
  Lillian Hollenback (1875 - 1876)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin F. Hollenback (1836 - 1918)
  Thomas J. Hollenback (1837 - 1875)*
  Martha Ann Hollenback Tarrant (1838 - 1926)*
  Mary A. Hollenback Willoughby (1840 - 1909)*
  Maria Hollenback Scofield (1842 - 1886)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Hollenback Morrison (1850 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shawnee Cemetery
Shawnee
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Steve McCray
Record added: Jul 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40086464
Benjamin F. Hollenback
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Benjamin F. Hollenback
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Benjamin F. Hollenback
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REST IN PEACE
- Bonnie Rickman
 Added: Feb. 17, 2016

- CK3
 Added: May. 6, 2015
 
 
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