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BENJESTORF, Helen G(eraldine?)[1]

Female 1909 - 1983  (73 years)


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  • Name BENJESTORF, Helen G(eraldine?) 
    Born 3 Apr 1909  Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Jan 1983  Newport Beach, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I985  Roddy-Benjestorf Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 

    Father BENJESTORF, Henry,   b. 3 Oct 1877, St Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1917, Long Beach, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother WENDT, Elizabeth(?) "Luisa",   b. Abt 16 Jan 1881, Oderberg, Mark Brandenberg, German Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1974, Anaheim, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married Est Jun 1898  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KERLEY, Chester Newton,   b. 17 Jun 1907, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1967, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [1
    Married 1925  Yuma, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. KERLEY, Viola "Frances",   b. 26 Jan 1927, Callahan County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1984, Santa Ana ?, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. KERLEY, Geraldine,   b. 10 Apr 1928, Callahan County,Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 2002, Laguna Niguel, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • as[scratch paper notes from LaVere Benjestorf] [California Death Index] [Cypert Family Tree]


      Helen was born in Idaho on 3 April, 1909. (ref 1920 Census of Long Beach, CA)
      She married Chester Newton Kerley in 1925 (or 1926?). They were married in Yuma, Arizona. She and her family were living in Pecos City, Reeves, Texas in 1930.
      She died in Orange County, California on 28 January, 1983, at the age of 74. [According to Melissa Keating she died in Newport Beach, CA]

    • [email from Melissa Correa~Johnson on 29 Apr, 2011]

      Melissa states that Helen Benjestorf and Chester Newton Kerley eloped and were married in Yuma, Arizona, in 1925 ( when Helen was only 16 years old).


    • "Henry Benjestorf Family" by Tillie Benjestorf (via Melissa Correa)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] File (merged): C:\Users\Don\Desktop\RodBen1.fh_data\RodBen1.ged.
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