Benjamin (Ben) Springer b. 23 Aug 1881 d. 25 Nov 1968: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Benjamin (Ben) Springer

Male 1881 - 1968  (87 years)


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  • Name Benjamin (Ben) Springer  [1, 2
    Born 23 Aug 1881 
    Gender Male 
    CLER
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 25 Nov 1968 
    Buried Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I10956  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2018 

    Father Joseph Springer,   b. 20 Jun 1837,   d. 29 Mar 1902, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Barbara Nafziger,   b. 24 Jul 1841, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1921, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F4751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara Hieser,   b. 11 Apr 1883, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1968, Hesston, Harvey Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lorene Springer,   b. 3 Oct 1921, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2012, Albany, Linn Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F9033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: (Mennobits)
      SPRINGER, BEN, son of Joseph and Barbara (Naffziger) Springer, was born near Hopedale, Ill., Aug. 23, 1881; died at Newton, Kan., Nov. 25, 1968; aged 87 y. 3 m. 2 d. On Feb. 27, 1905, he was married to Clara Heiser, who died Aug. 12, 1968. In 1921 he was ordained to the ministry and served the Hopedale Church. He also served for several years on the executive committee of the district Sunday school conference. Surviving are 7 children (Howard, Elsie--Mrs. Leland Bachman, Ina, Glenn, Nelson, Lorene, and Loretta--Mrs. Paul Leatherman, 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Hopedale Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 29, with Ivan Kauffmann, John Troyer, and Howard Wittrig officiating. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.

    2. [S378] Clara Hieser and Benjamin Peter Springer, Dates and photos.

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https:&|;&|;www.findagrave.com&|;memorial&|;33913234&|;ben-springer.


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