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Dr George William Benitz
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1878
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1947
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA

Pvt. US Army, WWI Texas

Son of William A. Benitz and Sarah Julia (Sinke) Benitz Wolnick Gutzman. In 1918, he was a student in Porter Co, Indiana. He did army training at Camp Baylor Medical and also attended Baylor University. He never married.

U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963:
Name: George William Benitz
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1878
Death Date: 15 Nov 1947
Cemetery: Belmont Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Wathena, Kansas

1880 United States Federal Census:
Name: George Benitz
Age: 1
Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Kansas
Home in 1880: Center, Doniphan, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: William Benitz
Father's Birthplace: Prussia
Mother's name: Sarah Benitz
Mother's Birthplace: Kansas
Household Members: Name Age
William Benitz 26
Sarah Benitz 22
George Benitz 1

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925:
Name: George Benitz
Census Date: 1 Mar 1895
Residence County: Doniphan
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Marion
Birth Location: Kansas
Family Number: 1
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
Race: White
Line: 21
Roll: v115_40
Household Member(s): Name Age
Chas Wolnick 29
Sarah Wolnick 38
George Benitz 16
Pearley Benitz 14
Allen (Alto) Benitz 13
Julian Benitz 11
Minnie Benitz 9
Bertha Benitz 7
Estella Benitz 5
Theressa Benitz 3

1930 United States Federal Census:
Name: George G Benitz
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Kansas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Inmate
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Kansas

1940 United States Federal Census:
Name: Doctor George Benitz
Age: 60
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas
Street: St Joseph Street
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas
Residence in 1935: Same House, Doniphan, Kansas
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 3B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 48
Occupation: Doctor
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 8
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
George Benitz 60
John Peisker 74 (Lodger)
Family links: 
  William Albert Benitz (1853 - 1892)
  Sarah Julia Sinke Gutzman (1859 - 1943)
  George William Benitz (1878 - 1947)
  Alto Richard Benitz (1882 - 1959)*
  Bertha Ernestine Benitz Abbett (1887 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Bellemont Cemetery
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 17W
Created by: Shani Miller
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106903547
Dr George William Benitz
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