Mary Louise <I>Cole</I> Benz

Mary Louise Cole Benz

Birth
Germany
Death 12 Jan 1915 (aged 77)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section: 15 - Lot: 95
Memorial ID 133612482 · View Source
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PIONEER WOMAN PASSES AWAY

Mrs. J. J. Benz Came to Leavenworth from New York 58 Years Ago.

Mrs. Benz, the widow of the late J. J. Benz, and one of the old residents of Leavenworth, died at 1:30 o’clock this morning following a three months’ illness. As a bride of 19 years old Mrs. Benz accompanied her husband to Leavenworth 58 years ago. She was born in New York City 77 years ago. She is survived by seven children, 27 grandchildren and 4 great grand children. The children are: Mrs. Mary Tennal, Mrs. William Nitsche, Mrs. H. J. Lansing, George Benz of Leavenworth; J. J. Benz, Jr., Parsons, H. G. Benz, Kansas City; Mrs. E. W. Backus, Dalmarea, Tex. Funeral arrangement will be announced later.

The Leavenworth Times, Page 1.
Tuesday, January 12, 1915

The funeral of Mrs. Mary C. Benz, who died early Tuesday morning, will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock, from the residence of her son, George Benz, 307 Central Avenue. The Rev. R. B. A. McBride of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will be in the family lot at Mount Muncie Cemetery.

The Leavenworth Times, Page 2.
Thursday, January 14, 1915.

obit provided by Gary Bradley


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  • Created by: Backus Family History
  • Added: 31 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133612482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Louise Cole Benz (27 Sep 1837–12 Jan 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133612482, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Backus Family History (contributor 47039629) .