Benjamin C Hemminger

Benjamin C Hemminger

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Oct 1910 (aged 53)
Gem, Shoshone County, Idaho, USA
Burial Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
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Memorial ID 7485439 · View Source
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Benjamin was one of 7 children born in Harrisburg Pennsylvania who moved with his parents John and Elizabeth Tritt Hemminger to Russel Kansas. They met with famine and family difficulties. After his sister Mary and his mother died he and his brother Christian went to Leadville Colorado (c. 1880) By 1892 he was in Bonners Ferry as the county Sheriff. He married Ida Shoefler. They had Beauford Cyril Hemminger (1893) and Eva (1897). They relocated to Whatcom County and managed the Excelsior Mine near Mt. Baker. In 1910 Benjamin was killed while working the Heckla Mine in Gem Idaho. He fell to his death in a mine shaft. His body was returned to Bellingham for burial.


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  • Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7485439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin C Hemminger (17 Sep 1857–24 Oct 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7485439, citing Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Farnum (contributor 10411580) .