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Lot 55 - Priscilla Benger - Charles Benger - J. Hopkins

The following was extracted from Where The Trails Cross - Volume 26:1 Fall of 1995
By Brad L. Bettenhausen

 Lot  Original Plat Map Notations  Name and/or Marker Information  Other Comments
55   J. Hopkins

Benger
{entered in pencil}

{Note: photocopy of cemetery plat at Cook County contains the name Chas. Benger (small handwriting at bottom of lot)
 Charles & Priscilla Benger


Per undated map at Midlothian Library

Obituary on file SSGHS
Charles Benger  May 23, 1863 - November 29, 1933
Buried: December 3, 1933

Stone(s) gone before May 14, 1994





The following was extracted from Where The Trails Cross - Volume 26:1 Fall of 1995
By Brad L. Bettenhausen
 
Blue Island Sun-Standard - December 8, 1933

Charles Benger, 70 years old, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29, at 4:20 o'clock, after a long illness of eight years.

Mr. Benger was born May 23, 1863, at Marden Devizes, Wiltshire, England, and came to this country 30 years ago with his wife and family.

Mr. Benger is survived by his wife, Priscilla, and five children, Capt. William Benger of Pekin, Jesse Benger of Blue Island, Mrs. Ethel Fulton of Tinley Park, Mrs. Priscilla Vandenberg of Blue Island, and Mrs. Helen Michelson of Chicago and 14 grandchildren. One son, George, of Streator, died Aug. 19, 1932.

Funeral services were held at the Adler Funeral home in Oak Forest last Saturday, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Hopkin officiating. Members of Blue Island I.O.O.F. lodge participated in the rites. Burial in Bachelor Grove Cemetery.



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