Josephine Becker1

F

Family: Casper J. Leibach b. 8 Jan 1865, d. 14 Mar 1917

Citations

  1. [S389] Edward J. Leibach, Leibach, Edward J. - Death Cert.
  2. [S2383] Kenneth J. Leibach, "Family Tree, Version 1", Family Tree provided to Elaine M. Beaudoin by Kenneth J. Leibach, Jr., on September 28, 2016.
  3. [S537] Chicago Daily News, March 26, 1917, 23.
  4. [S588] Casper Joseph Leibach, Illinois certificate of death, Family History Library, MF# 1852315.
  5. [S2385] Kenneth J. Leibach Sr., "Family Tree version 2", Family Tree provided to Elaine M. Beaudoin by Kenneth J. Leibach, Jr., on September 28, 2016.

Bert G. Beckley1,2

M, b. circa 1880

Family: Catherine Donegan b. c 1881, d. 10 Jul 1916

Citations

  1. [S1961] Daniel Moore, "Descendants of John Halloran", Four generation descendant list, Created November 1, 2014.
  2. [S2059] Calvary Cemetery, Donegan, William gravecard.
  3. [S2061] Chicago Tribune, December 18, 1916, page 19, accessed May 1, 2015 on ProQuest.
  4. [S2137] Chicago Daily News, July 12, 1916, page 22.

Amy Josephine Beder1

F

Family: Unknown McKenna

Citations

  1. [S629] Survivors and Rescuers, Chicago's Awful Theater Horror, p. 145.

Edyth E. Beder1

F, b. August 1868, d. 30 December 1903

Family: John Linton Vallely b. 8 Jan 1868, d. 7 Aug 1941

Citations

  1. [S627] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, online www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html, Vallely, John L. and Beder, Edyth E., Marriage License No. 00180544.
  2. [S629] Survivors and Rescuers, Chicago's Awful Theater Horror, p. 145.
  3. [S630] 1900 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 1025; Page 3A; Ward 32, Ancestry.com; accessed March 6, 2006.
  4. [S662] Edith B. Vallely, Illinois Statewide Death Index, Accessed March 7, 2006.
  5. [S628] Chicago Tribune, August 10, 1941, Chicago Tribune Historical Archive, Record No. 19410810dn063.

Jacob Beder1

M

Family: Elizabeth (?)

Citations

  1. [S629] Survivors and Rescuers, Chicago's Awful Theater Horror, p. 145.

Joseph L. Bednark1,2

M, b. 12 December 1885, d. 13 August 1925

Family: Rose Olszewski b. 7 Feb 1894, d. b 3 Jan 1974

Citations

  1. [S1004] 1920 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 884, Page 13B, Ancestry.com, accessed November 17, 2006.
  2. [S1421] Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1871-1920, online Ancestry.com, Bednark - Kwiathowski marriage record, FHL MF# 1030715.
  3. [S1020] Joseph Bednark, Illinois Standard Certificate of Death, FHL MF#1503939, Item 5.
  4. [S1006] Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950), Certificate # 2049.

Neil W. Benedict

M, b. 14 April 1892, d. 29 November 1968
  • Biography*: Photo of Neil and Margaret Benedict at the 50 th Wedding anniversary.
  • Birth*: Neil was born at Bear Lake, Manistee County, Michigan, USA, on 14 April 1892.1,2,3
  • Marriage*: He married Mary Margaret Connor at St. Mary's Church, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA, on 27 June 1916.4,5
  • Death*: Neil died on 29 November 1968 at Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA, at age 76.
    Obituary 1: Neil W. Benedict, 76, of 1020 Grove St., died November 29 in St. Francis Hospital.
    A tool manufacturer for more than 40 years, Mr. Benedict was founder and president of the Ajax Tool Works, Franklin Park. He was recognized in his field as a specialist in the design and manufacture of hand-forged specialty tools and accessories.
    Mr. Benedict, who had been a resident of the Chicago area since the early 1900s was born in Bear Lake, Michign. He was married to the former Margaret Connor, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Connor of Evanston.
    Survivors, in addtion to his wife, include a daughter, Mrs. M. F. Bagan of Piedmont, Cal; two sons, Neil W. Benedict Jr., of Evanston, Lawrence D. Benedict of Tarrytown, N.Y., a brother, E. Ross Benedict of Seattle, and 23 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
    Funeral services were held Dec. 2 in St. Mary's Church. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. Des Plaines. Evanston Review, December 5, 1968, page 120

    Obituary 2: "Benedict Services in Evanston"
    Neil H.(sic) Benedict, 76, founder and president of Ajax Tool Works, Inc., Franklin Park, died Friday in St. Evanston Hospital, Evanston.
    Mr. Benedict, 1020 Grove St., Evanston, was involved in the design and development of many tools and parts that have become standard in the oil, chemical and auto industries.
    He was recognized as an authority in the design and manufacture of hand-forged specialty tools and accessories.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Margaret Connor; two sons, Neil W. Jr., of Evanston, and Lawrence, of Tarrytown, N.Y; a daughter, Mrs. M. F. Bagan, of Piedmnot, Calif; 23 grandchildren and 1 great-gandchild.
    Mass will be offered at noon Monday in St. Mary's Church, 421 Oak, Evansotn. Friends may call at the Fitzgerald and Franklin Funeral Home, 1521 Maple, Evanston. Source Unknown.

    Clipping form Evanston Historical Society
    Tool Designer Neil Benedict Dead at 76
    Neil W. Benedict, 76, founder and president of the Ajax Tool Works, Inc., 10801 Franklin in Franklin Park, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital, Evanston.
    Mr. Benedict, of 1020 Grove, Evanston founded the tool manufacturing firm in 1947. Before that he was vice president and general manager of sales of Arrow Tools Inc., formerly of 1900 Kostner.
    An Evanston resident for more than 50 years, Mr. Benedict was responsible for the design and development of many tools and parts which have become standard equipment in the oil and chemical industries.
    He was a member of the Michigan Shores Country Club and the National Assn. of Manufacuters.
    Surviving are the widow, Margaret; a daughter Mrs. Mardianne Bagan; two sons, Neil W. Jr., and Lawrence D., and a brother, E. Ross.
    Requiem mass will be offered at noon Monday at St. Mary Church, 1421 Oak, Evanston. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery..1,6
  • Burial*: His body was interred on 2 December 1968 at Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA, at All Saints Cemetery.7

Family: Mary Margaret Connor b. 7 Aug 1891, d. 10 Jan 1972

Citations

  1. [S140] Chicago Daily News, November 30, 1968.
  2. [S141] Evanston Paper, December 5, 1968, newspaper clipping, Clipping from Evanston Historical Society, unknown newspaper.
  3. [S375] Nancy Post, "Post, Nancy - Connor Ahnentafel."
  4. [S149] Evanston Review?, July 21, 1966.
  5. [S1422] Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1914-1942, online www.ancestry.com, Benedict-Connor marriage, Ancestry.com, accessed October 26, 2011; License number 00732661.
  6. [S141] Evanston Paper, December 5, 1968, newspaper clipping, Newspaper clipping found in Evanston Historical Society files. Newspaper unknown.
  7. [S141] Evanston Paper, December 5, 1968, newspaper clipping.

Neil W. Jr. Benedict

M, b. 1924, d. 23 June 1980
  • Birth*: Neil was born in 1924.1
  • Residence*: He resided at Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA, on 30 November 1968.2
  • Death*: Neil died on 23 June 1980 at St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA. Neil W. Benedict, Jr. - Evanston Review June 26, 1980 from EHS files
    A requiem mass for Neil W. Benedict Jr. is scheduled for 10 a.m. today in St. Athanasius Church.
    Mr. Benedict, 56, of 2252 Ridge Av., died Monday in St. Francis Hospital.
    He was president of Ajax Tool Works, Inc., Franklin Park since 1968. He had worked for the company since it was founded in 1946 by his father, N. W. Benedict. The company holds several patents for speciality tool designs, particularly safety retention devises for air hammers.
    Mr. Benedict was born in Evanston, lived here most of his life, and was a fourth degree knight with Newman-Columbus Council of Knights of Columbus.
    His is survived by his wife, Marian, and 11 children. They are Robert, Laurence, William, John, Marie, Ellen, Irene, Katie and Charlie Benedict, all of Evanston, Melissa Allen of Phoenix, Ariz. and Margaret Griesbaum of Detroit, Mich.
    Also surviving are three grandchildren, a sister, Mardianne Wilson of Piedmont, Cal. and a brother, Lawrence Benedict of Savannah, Ga.
    Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.1
  • Burial*: His body was interred on 26 June 1980 at Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA, at All Saints Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. [S150] Evanston Review?, June 26, 1980.
  2. [S140] Chicago Daily News, November 30, 1968.

Unknown Benedict

M

Family:

Anna Berbach1

F
  • Marriage*: Anna Berbach married William Frank.1
  • Married Name: Her married name was Frank.1

Family: William Frank

Citations

  1. [S1273] Sr. Arthur T. Frank, Illinois Medical Certificate of Death.