Davis and Deyoe Family History

The Genealogy of Lester and Eleanor Davis

Noah BENFER

Noah BENFER

Male 1839 - 1897  (58 years)

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  • Name Noah BENFER  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 27 May 1839  Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jun 1897  Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Jun 1897  Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I41  Davis-Deyoe | Descendant of Jacob Aigler, Descendant of Johann George Benfer
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 

    Father Daniel BENFER, Jr.,   b. 10 Oct 1811, Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1893, Beavertown, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sophia AIGLER,   b. 16 Oct 1818, Beaver Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1901, Beavertown, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1835  Middleburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Evangeline JURY,   b. 7 Nov 1841, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1933  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Unknown 
    Children 
    +1. James Kearney BENFER,   b. 20 Oct 1866, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1953  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Daniel BENFER,   b. 16 May 1868, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1943  (Age 74 years)
     3. Walter Raleigh BENFER,   b. 9 Sep 1869, Middleburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1935, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +4. George Walton BENFER,   b. 18 Jan 1871,   d. 12 Aug 1954, Waukegan, Mchenry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +5. Ona Alice BENFER,   b. 20 Jul 1872, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1947  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Amanda May BENFER,   b. 22 Mar 1874, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1957, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Charles BENFER,   b. 4 Jan 1876,   d. 10 Dec 1898  (Age 22 years)
    +8. Benjamin BENFER,   b. 14 Aug 1877, Oneco Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1948  (Age 70 years)
     9. Myron BENFER,   b. 20 Aug 1879,   d. 28 Sep 1946  (Age 67 years)
     10. Robert BENFER,   b. 11 Jul 1882,   d. 14 Feb 1979  (Age 96 years)
    +11. Mary Eveline BENFER,   b. 6 Sep 1884,   d. 1980  (Age 95 years)
    Histories
    NOAH AND MARY BENFER Mini Biography
    NOAH AND MARY BENFER Mini Biography
    Noah and Mary Benfer Personal History
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1839 - Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jun 1897 - Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Jun 1897 - Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Carriage that Mary (Jury) Benfer, along with her sons, Myron and Raleigh rode in to Noah's Funeral.
    Carriage that Mary (Jury) Benfer, along with her sons, Myron and Raleigh rode in to Noah's Funeral.
    Noah's youngest daughter wrote the following on the back of the picture: "This is the picture of Mr Howe and the carriage that (brothers) Myron and Raleigh and (mother) Mary rode in to papa's funeral 24 June 1897. (signed) Mary E. Benfer, daughter 12 years old."
    Noah Benfer
    Noah Benfer
    Noah Benfer in his Civil War uniform believed to be age 23.
    Noah and Mary Evangeline (Jury) Benfer with Daughter Mary
    Noah and Mary Evangeline (Jury) Benfer with Daughter Mary
    Family portrait taken around 1889

    Headstones
    Burial place for Noah Benfer
    Burial place for Noah Benfer
    Interred in Rock Lily Cemetery, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA

    Histories
    NOAH BENFER Served in the Military
    NOAH BENFER Served in the Military
    Noah Benfer Military Service

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] US Census - 1860, US Census.

    2. [S333] Book - Genealogy of BENFER-AIGLER Families, Author unknown, (Unknown - Published app 1910).

    3. [S478] Book - History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-1865, Samuel P. Bates, (History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-1865, Samuel P. Bates, Harrisburg, PA 1868-1871), Page 2 of 13 (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S576] Will and Probate - Last Will and Testament of Noah Benfer.

    5. [S582] US Census - 1850, US Census, (National Archives).

    6. [S649] Military Record - Civil War.

    7. [S683] US Census - 1870, US Census.

    8. [S878] US Census - 1880, US Census, (National Archives).


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