HUCK BENJAMIN EDWARD

Male 1886 - 1971


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  • Born  30 Sep 1886  Farm near Huegely Station, Washington Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Apr 1971  St. Mary's Hospital, Centralia, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  10 Apr 1971  North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I03661  Gynzer's Genealogy Database
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2005 

    Father  HUCK JOHANNES HEINRICH,   b. 24 Feb 1857, North Prairie, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1940, Centralia, Marion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  HAKE WILHELMINA ELIZABETH,   b. 4 Nov 1864, North Prairie, Washington Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1941, Centralia, Marion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jan 1884  North Prairie, Washington Co., IL; Wm. Kleinschmidt officiating; Louis Hake and Elizabeth Huck wittnesses Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F01144  Group Sheet

    Family  GERLING LYDIA SOPHIE (SOPHIA),   b. 28 Nov 1886, Stinde Farm near White School SE of Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1978 
    Married  23 Apr 1910  Maybe February; Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. HUCK OLIVER STANLEY,   b. 1 Feb 1913, Hoyleton, Washington Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1999
    >2. Living
    Family ID  F01282  Group Sheet

  • Histories
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    HUEGLEY, ILLINOIS
    HUEGLEY, ILLINOIS
    by Heather Littlehale
    May 18, 1987

  • Notes 
    • Ben and Lydia were married at the home of her parents on February 23, 1910 and lived on a farm west of Huegely and later lived on the Lueking and Sachtleben farms near Hoyleton. From 1924 to about 1940 they farmed one of his father's farms at Huegely, after which they purchased Ben's Grandfather Hake's farm west of Hoyleton. Upon retirement in about 1950 they moved to Hoyleton. Lydia's sister, Martha, lived with them for about twenty years until her death in 1970 at the age of 95. After retirement, Ben worked as a carpenter and for the State Highway Department and for twenty years was custodian of the Bethel United Methodist Church at Hoyleton. Ben and Lydia were life-long members of the North Prairie and Hoyleton Methodist Churches. ...
      After sixty-one years of marriage Ben died on April 7, 1971 and LKydia on September 12, 1978. They are buried in the North Prairie Cemetery near Hoyleton.
      By: Alice Benton
      From 1979 Washington County History book


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