Davis and Deyoe Family History

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Amanda May BENFER

Amanda May BENFER

Female 1874 - 1957  (83 years)

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  • Name Amanda May BENFER  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 22 Mar 1874  Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Nov 1957  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 15 Nov 1957  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I67  Davis-Deyoe | Descendant of Jacob Aigler, Descendant of Johann George Benfer, Descendant of Hans Conrad Ritzman
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 

    Father Noah BENFER,   b. 27 May 1839, Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1897, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Histories
    NOAH AND MARY BENFER Mini Biography
    NOAH AND MARY BENFER Mini Biography
    Noah and Mary Benfer Personal History
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet

    Family Quincy Lincoln RITZMAN,   b. 6 Jan 1863, Orangeville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1931, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1892  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Clifton Younger RITZMAN,   b. 13 Jun 1893, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1968, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Quincy Leo RITZMAN,   b. 18 Oct 1895, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1984, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. Neva Amanda RITZMAN,   b. 24 Mar 1898, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1993, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Norma Mary RITZMAN,   b. 29 Aug 1903, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 2001, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1874 - Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jan 1892 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1957 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 15 Nov 1957 - Freeport, 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
    Quincy Lincoln and Amanda (Benfer) Ritzman and family
    Quincy Lincoln and Amanda (Benfer) Ritzman and family
    Quincy Lincoln (father), Neva Amanda, Quincy Leo, Norma Mary, Amanda (mother) and Clifton Younger. The photo was taken in 1922.
    Quincy Lincoln Ritzman and Amanda May Benfer Wedding Picture
    Quincy Lincoln Ritzman and Amanda May Benfer Wedding Picture
    Wedding picture taken January 10, 1892

    Headstones
    Burial place for Amanda Mae Benfer
    Burial place for Amanda Mae Benfer
    Interred in Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S332] Obituary and Funeral Card - Amanda May Benfer, (Freeport, IL Journal Standard 18 Nov 1957).

    2. [S300] Marriage Record - Illinois marriage record index.

    3. [S817] Online Research - GEDCOM - Supplied by Roger Cramer on November 2008., compiled by Roger Cramer.

    4. [S1050] Online Research - GEDCOM - Supplied by Tom Cooley on 5 Aug 2007., Tom Cooley.

    5. [S1019] US Census - 1900 Winslow Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA.

    6. [S666] US Census - 1910 Winslow Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA.

    7. [S18] US Census - 1920 Winslow Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA.


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