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John Christoff Bengfort
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1880
Westphalia
Shelby County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1971
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

parents: John C. Bengfort, Marie Hundt

He came to Texas by train with his family in 1898.
Soon after he came to Texas he married Katherine Schieffer. They had 6 children, with his wife dying in childbirth with their 7th child in 1919. Four of the children died young.

On Nov. 23, 1920 he married Christina 'Tina' Metzler. They had 3 girls and 1 boy.

In 1970 they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversay. He lived to be 91 years old.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John (Johann) Christoff Bengfort (1850 - 1916)
  Marie Hundt Bengfort (1858 - 1938)
 
 Spouses:
  Katharine Schieffer Bengfort (1888 - 1919)
  Christina Metzler Bengfort (1890 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  John Bengfort (1913 - 1913)*
  Genevieve Catherine Marie Bengfort Huchton (1921 - 2008)*
  Alphonse 'Al' Joseph Bengfort (1924 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Christoff Bengfort (1880 - 1971)
  Catherine Bengfort Zimmerer (1882 - 1940)*
  Bernard Henry Bengfort (1887 - 1950)*
  Joseph Henry 'Joe' Bengfort (1897 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Cemetery
Lindsay
Cooke County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: J Vogel
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64247697
John Christoff Bengfort
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 Added: Jan. 15, 2011
 
 
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