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Benedict Joseph Meyer

Male 1897 - 2000  (102 years)


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  • Name Benedict Joseph Meyer 
    Born 20 Sep 1897  Canton, Madison, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 2000  Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1576  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2020 

    Family Lucy Louise Purfeerst,   b. 22 Jul 1901, River Falls, Pierce, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1984, River Falls, Pierce, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1897 - Canton, Madison, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 2000 - Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59432199
    • 2000 Obituary Wisconsin, Benedict Meyer, River Falls Journal, Thursday, January 27, 2000, p A-16.
      Ben, age 102, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, in Racine, Wisconsin. He was born September 20, 1897, in Canton, Mississippi. He was the son of John and Margaret (Beschta) Meyer. He was preceded in death by his wife Lucy (Purfeerst) who died February 1, 1984; two brothers; and three sisters. Survivors include his son Robert B. (Rebecca) Meyer of Reedsburg; five grandsons: David (Marci), Deerfield; Rodney, Reedsburg; Jerry, Lake Delton; Don (Brenda), Fargo, North Dakota; and Craig (Debbie), Wisconsin Dells; five granddaughters: Wanda and Bill Brethorst, Racine; Judith Meyer, Madison; Linda (Evan) Meyer, Reedsburg; and Susan (Olaf) Gregerson, Wisconsin Dells; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Interment was in St. Bridget's Cemetery, River Falls.

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      Parents:
      John Aloysius Meyer (1872 - 1918)
      Margaret Cecelia Beschta Meyer (1871 - 1967)


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