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Benjamin Franklin Barkman
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1858
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1931
Fulton County
Indiana, USA

Published in the Rochester(IN) News-Sentinel, Wednesday, February 11, 1931

Frank BARKMAN, 72, prominent retired farmer of Newcastle township, where he had spent his entire life, died suddenly Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. Mary Kessler, eight miles northeast of Rochester. Death was due to a heart attack. Mr Barkman had been in failing health for several years but his condition had not been regarded as serious. B. Frank, son of John and Nancy BARKMAN, was born on April 16, 1858, on a farm near the Possum Hollow school house in Newcastle township. Upon reaching manhood he was married to Deliah SWARTZLANDER, and following her death a few years ago he made his home with his sister. He was a member of the Baptist Bethlehem church and had always been active in all church work as well as in all civic affairs of the community. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mina NELSON, of Burket; Mrs. Della HOFFMAN, of Rochester, and Mrs. Ruth SHERWOOD, of Athens; nine grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters, John BARKMAN, of Michigan, who is spending the winter in Florida, Martin L. BARKMAN, of South Bend, Mrs. Dora SHOBE, of Rochester and Mrs. Mary KESSLER. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at one o'clock at the Bethlehem Baptist church. Burial will be made in the Hamlett cemetery.

Fulton County Indiana Obituaries 1931 by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh
Family links: 
  John B. Barkman (1827 - 1890)
  Nancy Jane Hamlett Barkman (1830 - 1905)
  Deliah Maranda Swartzlander Barkman (1860 - 1925)
  Mary Ruth Barkman Sherwood (1885 - 1983)*
  Tressa Almina Barkman Nelson (1886 - 1958)*
  Delta Pearl Barkman Hoffman (1888 - 1954)*
  Mary Eliabeth Barkman Kessler (1853 - 1941)*
  Bartley Minor Barkman (1855 - 1892)*
  Benjamin Franklin Barkman (1858 - 1931)
  John W Barkman (1860 - 1932)*
  Eldora Rebecca Barkman Shobe (1865 - 1934)*
  Martin L. Barkman (1870 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Hamlett Cemetery
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Row 1
Created by: Cecil Nickell
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38357218
Benjamin Franklin Barkman
Added by: Tom Black
Benjamin Franklin Barkman
Added by: Tom Black
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 Added: Aug. 1, 2010

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