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 Annie <I>Schmaltz</I> Benson

Annie Schmaltz Benson

Birth
Germany
Death 17 Mar 1931 (aged 74–75)
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA
Burial Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 89356019 · View Source
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Annie (Schmaltz) Benson was a native of Germany. She had come to the United States in her girlhood and settled in Helena in the early days. She married Benjamin Benson in 1878. Benjamin and Annie lived in their home most of the time during their 53 years of married life, in a part of the gulch where Benjamin had mined for placer gold in the 1860s. She died at her home on West Main Street in Helena on March 17, 1931, age 75. Her death was caused by a paralytic stroke. Annie was survived by her husband, a son, Ben Benson, Jr., and daughters, Mrs. George Steinbrenner of Missoula, Mrs. V. E. Wheeler of Great Falls, and Hattie Benson of this city. (Helena Independent, 3/18/1931) She shares a stone with her husband Benjamin. She is buried in Section B, Row 2.


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  • Created by: Charleen Spalding
  • Added: 30 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89356019
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Schmaltz Benson (1856–17 Mar 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89356019, citing Benton Avenue Cemetery, Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Charleen Spalding (contributor 47058836) .