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Family Tree

Missing portrait

Francis X. Benitz
Feb.12, 1866
San Francisco
California
(Source: John C. Benitz,
J.K.Benitz collection
)

Note: The family tree was created from information available in public records.  All the same, for reasons of privacy we have not investigated more recent generations.  We will provide additional information to proven family members only.

Abbreviations:b: born;  d: died;  m: married;  aka: also known as
      Occ. Occupation;  Res. Residence
  Dates:  Abt. About;  Aft. After;  Bef. Before;  Bet. Between;
  Places: Country is USA unless specified;  PA Pennsylvania;
  Sources:  CD Cleveland Directory;  CNF Cleveland Necrology Files;
   DRC Draft Registration Card;  OMM Ohio Military Men 1917-18;
   SM Ship Manifest; USC U.S. Census

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  Franz X. Benitz - immediate family

1) Franz Xaver Benitz # F
b: 16 October 1816, Endingen, Baden, Germany
d: 14 October 1880, Ea. “La California”, Las Rosas, Santa Fé, Argentina
Occ. CD-1861-2: Grocer
Res. CD-1861-2: 277 St. Clair, Cleveland, Ohio

+ Alexandrina Josephine Seeger
b: 14 July 1818, Sutthausen, Hanover, Germany
d: 3 April 1888, Cleveland, Ohio
m: 1837, Pittsburgh, PA

2) Amelia Benitz #
b: 17 October, 1840, Pittsburgh, PA
d: 30 August 1896, Cleveland, Ohio

+ George W. Ott
b: 19 July 1829, Prussia
d: 16 January 1913, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1858

2) Elizabeth Benitz #
b: May 1843, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 24 January 1923, Cleveland, Ohio

+ William McNamara
b: August 1837, Ireland
d: 6 January 1915, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1859

2) William Benitz
b: Abt. 1845, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1860: Fort Ross, California

  Amelia Benitz & George W. Ott

2) Amelia Benitz
b: 17 October, 1840, Pittsburgh, PA
d: 30 August 1896, Cleveland, Ohio

+ George W. Ott
b: 19 July 1831, Prussia
d: 16 January 1913, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1858
Occ. USC-1870: Grocer
Res. USC-1870: Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1880: Retail grocer
Res. USC-1880: 277 St. Clair, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1900: w/son, Edward
Res. USC-1910: w/son, Edward

3) Alexandria "Ella" Ott
b: Abt. 1861, Cleveland, Ohio

3) William Ott
b: Abt. 1862, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1880: Bookkeeper

3) Edward Joseph Ott
b: June 1869, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 5 April 1940, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1900: Hoisting machine operator
Res. USC-1900: 64 Elgin St., Glenville Vlg., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1910: Railroad office clerk
Res. USC-1910: 747 E. 102nd St., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920: Railroad accountant
Res. USC-1920: 10528 Kemberley Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1930: Steam Railroad accountant
Res. USC-1930: 13405 Fourth Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-5 April 1940: same as 1930

+ Frances Stella Boland
b: June 1869, Illinois
d: 28 December 1955, Cleveland, Ohio
m: 10 October 1894, Cook Co., Illinois

4) Frances K. Ott
b: 14 October 1895, Illinois
d: November 1979, Avon, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920: Comptometer operator - steel mfg. co.

+ Francis S. Egan
b: Abt. 1891, PA
d: 22 December 1969, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1923
Occ. USC-1930: Inspector - railroad
Res. USC-1930: 12713 Gruss Ave., Cleveland, Ohio

5) Richard Raymond Egan
b: 18 February 1924, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 25 July 1989, Columbus, Ohio

5) Robert Francis Egan
b: 18 February 1924, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 16 May 2000, Cranberry Twnshp, Butler Co., PA

5) Arthur B. Egan
b: 1930, Cleveland, Ohio
d: Aft. 1969

5) Marjorie Ann Egan b: Aft. 1930
d: Aft. 1969

+ Philip G. Schmiedl
m: Aft. 1960

4) George W. Ott
b: 8 February 1900, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 24 November 1991
Occ. USC-1920: Drug co. office clerk

4) Thomas B. Ott
b: 19 September 1903, Cleveland, Ohio
d: June 1986, Willoughby, Lake Co., Ohio
Occ. USC-1930: Clothes presser
Res. USC-1930: 1140 E. 112th St., Cleveland, Ohio

+ Irene C. McBride
b: 10 June 1905, Ohio
d: 1 January 2009, Willoughby, Lake Co., Ohio
m: Abt. 1926

5) Thomas R. Ott
b: 3 April 1927
d: 7 March 2008, Mentor, Lake Co., Ohio

5) Irene M. Ott
b: Abt. 1928

4) Anna E. Ott
b: Abt. 1908, Cleveland, Ohio
d: Aft. 1955
Occ. USC-1930: Comptometer operator - Steam Railroad
Res. USC-1930: w/parents

+ Ludwig Weber
m: Aft. 1930

3) Frank Ott
b: Abt. 1871, Cleveland, Ohio

3) Amelia Louise Ott
b: November 1873, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 1 April 1926, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1920: 10526 Helena Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-1924: 1169 E. 124th St., Cleveland, Ohio

+ James E. Byrne
b: April 1862, Ireland
d: 31 August 1914, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
m: 1900
Res. CNF-1898: 12 Elgin St., Glenville, Ohio
Occ. USC-1900: Freight inspector
Res. USC-1900: 36 Elgin St., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1910: Manager - coal & ice (?) co.
Res. USC-1910: 10600 Elgin Ave., Cleveland, Ohio

4) Kathleen L. Byrne
b: Abt. 1901, Ohio
d: 5 August 1966, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920: Stenographer - railroad co.

+ Theodore E. Moran
b: Abt. 1896, Ohio
d: 17 February 1957, Ohio
m: 1920
Occ. USC-1930: Hair dressing instructor
Res. USC-1930: 1684 E. 133rd St., East Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-February 1957: Grafton, Ohio

5) Robert B. Moran
b: Abt. 1922, Ohio
d: Aft. 1966
Res. CNF-5 August 1966: North Ridgeville, Ohio

5) Dennis Moran
b: 2 June 1929, Ohio
d: March 1985, Avon, Lorain Co., Ohio
Res. CNF-5 August 1966: Avon, Ohio

4) James B. Byrne
b: Abt. 1906, Ohio
d: Aft. 1966
Occ. USC-1930: Printer - printing shop
Res. USC-1930: 10524 Helena Ave., Cleveland, Ohio (w/brother, George)
Res. CNF-5 August 1966: Cleveland, Ohio

4) Mary E. Byrne
b: 1908, Ohio
d: 30 August 1914, Cleveland, Ohio

4) George M. Byrne
b: Abt. 1912, Ohio
d: Aft. 1966
Occ. USC-1930: Clearance clerk - bank
Res. USC-1930: 10524 Helena Ave., Cleveland, Ohio (w/brother, James)
Res. CNF-5 August 1966: Cleveland, Ohio

  Elizabeth Benitz & William McNamara

2) Elizabeth Benitz
b: May 1843, Ohio
d: 24 January 1923, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-1923: 1883 E. 70th Street, Cleveland, Ohio

+ William McNamara
b: August 1837, Ireland
d: 6 January 1915, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1859
Occ. USC-1860: silver plater
Occ. CD-1861: silver plater
Res. CD-1861: 26 Rockwell, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. CD-1861-2, CD-1863-4: silver plater
Res. CD-1861-2 & 1863-4: 215 Hamilton, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1870: brass foundry worker
Occ. USC-1880: brass finisher
Res. USC-1880: 211 11th St., Erie, PA
Res. CNF-1888: East Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1900: Tool maker
Res. USC-1900: 209 E. Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1910, CNF-1915: 5717 Whittier Ave. NE, Cleveland, Ohio

3) Margaret A. McNamara
b: June 1861, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 15 December 1916, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1880: Dressmaker
Occ. USC-1900: Clerk
Occ. USC-1910: Dressmaker
Res. USC-1880, USC-1900, USC-1910: w/parents
Res. CNF-1916: 7107 Lawnview Ave., Cleveland, Ohio

3) Mary E. “Mayme” McNamara
b: July 1864, California
d: 21 May 1930, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1900: Clerk
Res. USC-1880, USC-1900, USC-1910: w/parents

3) Antoinetta L. “Nettie” McNamara
b: Abt. 1867, California
d: 22 September 1942, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1880: w/parents
Res. CNF-1942: 1315 E. 93rd St., Cleveland, Ohio

+ Michael Charles Graves
b: October 1863, Ohio
d: 14 April 1940, Cleveland, Ohio
m: Abt. 1891
Occ. USC-1900, USC-1910: Plumber
Res. USC-1900: 1648 Superior St., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1910: 4906 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920, USC-1930: Manager - plumbing shop
Res. USC-1920: 10019 Westchester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1930: 1491 8th Street, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-1940: 12221 Clifton Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

4) William Cletna Graves
b: April 1894, Ohio
d: 15 September 1951, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920: Attorney - general practice
Occ. USC-1930: Attorney - private practice
Res. USC-1920, USC-1930: w/parents
Res. CNF-1951: 19608 Milan Dr., Mable Heights, Cleveland, Ohio

+ Margaret Sullivan
b: Abt. 1901, Ohio
d: Aft. 1951
m: Abt. 1928

5) Daniel Z. Graves
b: 1929, Ohio

5) Newton A. Graves
b: Aft. 1930

4) Benitz Abbott Graves
b: 26 April 1896, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 17 February 1972, Santa Monica, California
Res. OMM-1918: 10019 Westchester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio (w/parents)
Occ. OMM-1918-21: Ensign (D), US Navy Reserves
  Naval Auxiliary Reserve Ohio & New York
  Mar-Aug. 1918: Quartermaster, third class, discharged
  Aug. 1918: appointed Ensign (D) (Provisonal)
  Sep. 1918: to duty on Samarinda, New York
  Mar. 1919 - Sep. 1921: Inactive duty, New York, honorable discharge
Occ. DRC-1942: Rental agent - The Shakre Co., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. DRC-1942: 1315 E. 93rd St., Cleveland, Ohio (w/mother)

3) George F. McNamara
b: August 1869, Ohio
Res. USC-1880: w/parents

3) William Victor McNamara
b: March 1872, Ohio
d: 9 September 1943, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1880: w/parents
Occ. USC-1900: Pattern maker
Res. USC-1900: 6 Duluth, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1910: Pattern maker - plumbing supplies
Res. USC-1910: 1131 Third Ave., Detroit, Michigan
Occ. USC-1920: Pattern maker - machine shop
Res. USC-1920: 1264 E. 61st St. SE, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-1943: Cleveland, Ohio

+ Margaret E. Foster
b: June 1874, Ohio
d: 25 December 1937, Cleveland, Ohio
m: 1896
Res. CNF-1930, CNF-1937: 3270 Meadowbrook Blvd., Cleveland Heights, Ohio

4) Ralph Tibertus McNamara
b: 11 August 1897, Ohio
d: 28 August 1964, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. DRC-1918: Clerk - U.S. Post Office, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. DRC-1918: w/parents
Occ. CNF-1943, CNF-1964: Reverend

4) William Brendan McNamara
b: 8 March 1899
d: 4 December 1951, Willoughby, Ohio
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. DRC-1918: Clerk - U.S. Post Office, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. DRC-1918: w/parents
Occ. CNF-1943: Reverend
Occ. CNF-1951: Pastor - Immaculate Conception Church, Willoughby, Ohio

4) Mary McNamara
b: Abt. 1906
d: Aft. 1964

+ Francis J. Brennan

3) Francis Xavier McNamara
b: June 1874, Ohio
d: 24 February 1942, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1880: w/parents
Occ. USC-1900, USC-1910, USC-1920, CNF-1923, CNF-1942: Physician
Res. USC-1900: 1758 Superior St., Cleveland, Ohio
Res. USC-1910, USC-1920: 8908 Superior Ave. NE, Cleveland, Ohio
Res. CNF-1942: 1315 E. 93rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio

+ Alice Jeannette Johnson
b: December 1874, Pennsylvania
d: 13 August 1940, Cleveland, Ohio
m: 1900

4) Frank X. McNamara
b: Abt. 1904, Ohio
d: 1971, Cleveland, Ohio
Burial: Calvery Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. CNF-1942, (M.J.B.): Dentist
Res. 1971 (M.J.B.): 1139 Quilliams St., Cleveland, Ohio

4) Elizabeth Letitia “Lib” McNamara
b: 8 December 1907, Cleveland, Ohio
d: 2 February 1999
Occ. Bef. 1940 (M.J.B.): Medical social worker
Res. (M.J.B.): 292 Main St. W, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

+ Paul Wayland “Hank” Bennington
b: March 1902, Topeka, Kansas
d: November 1969, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
m: 1928
Occ. USC-1930: field engineer - building
Res. USC-1930: 3515 Fairmont Blvd., Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Occ. 1952-1967 (M.J.B.): Chief Industrial Engineer - Steel Co. of Canada
Res. 1969 (M.J.B.): 292 Main St. W, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

5) Paul W. Bennington
b: 1930, Ohio

5) Martha J. Bennington
b: Aft. 1930

4) George McNamara
b: Bet. 1908-1910
d: Bef. 1917

4) Robert J. McNamara
b: Abt. 1912, Ohio
d: 1971, Battle Creek, Michigan
Occ. CNF-1942, (M.J.B): Dentist - Veteran's Admin., Battle Creek, Michigan

3) Clarence W. McNamara
b: 13 May 1877, Ohio
d: 30 September 1952, Toledo, Ohio
Occ. USC-1910: Bookkeeper - gas co.
Res. USC-1910: 10102 Somerset Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. DRC-1918: Bookkeeper - Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1920: Bank clerk
Res. USC-1920: 10201 South Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1930: Manager - savings bank
Res. USC-1930: 2145 Marengo Dr., Toledo, Ohio
Res. CNF-1943, CNF-1952: Toledo, Ohio

+ Clara B. Kirchner
b: Abt. 1882, Ohio
d: Aft. September 1952
m: Abt. 1906

4) Clarence William McNamara
b: Abt. 1911
Res. CNF-1952: Toledo, Ohio

4) Phillip McNamara
b: Abt. 1915
Res. CNF-1952: Toledo, Ohio

3) Leo McNamara
b: May 1882
Occ. USC-1900: Clerk

3) Alma M. McNamara
b: 5 October 1886, Ohio
d: Aft. March 1953
Occ. USC-1910: Public school teacher
Res. USC-1910: w/parents

+ Felix Joseph Maguire
b: 3 October 1880, The Dalles, Oregon
d: 14 March 1953, Santa Monica, California
Burial: 17 March 1953 Santa Monica, California
m: Bet. April 1924 - April 1926, Cleveland, Ohio
Occ. USC-1930: Marine engineer - dredges
Res. USC-1930: Pedro Miguel Town, Panama Canal Zone
Res. SM-1941: 1454 N. Wheeler Ave., Portland, Oregon
Res. CNF-1943: Beverly Hills, California
Res. CNF-1952: Santa Monica, California

 


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