Eileen Frend – Benitz Page last modified:
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Eileen M. Frend, ca.1925
(Source: Jill Pryor/Hudson)

Eileen Maud Frend
1897 - 1973

Event Timeline

Year Age Event
1897-1-13 0 Eileen Maud Frend was born in Rosario, Santa Fé, Arg.  Her parents were Dr. John Alfred Frend (1856-1929) and Louisa Anne Glover (1868- ??).  “Mum” to her children, “Gran” to her grandchildren.
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1921-8-6 24 Eileen married William Agar Benitz (Willie), in Kensington, London, England.  Willie was a widower with 2 children: Corina (7) and Malcolm (4).  They had met in Argentina – her sister Nora’s husband, Lewis Lacey, was a friend of Willie’s.  After marriage, they lived at the Benitz family estancia, “La California”, near Las Rosas (Santa Fé province), Argentina.
1923-1-5 26 Moyra was born (where?)
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1925 37 & 28 Willie & EIleen travelled to England. Put Malcolm in school (Misses Bradnacks, Canford Cliffs, near Poole, Dorset).
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1926-6-9 29 Charles Alfred was born in Buenos Aires, Arg.
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1935 47 & 38

Willie & Eileen travelled to US, visiting Willie’s friends & relatives in Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, & California.

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1954 57 Eileen and Willie travelled to England, and bought a flat for her at 11 Collingham Gardens, Kensington, London.  She remained there when Willie returned to Argentina.
1956-9-20 59 Willie died at the sanatorio (clinic) in Las Rosas (Santa Fé), Arg.
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1973-1-25 76 Eileen died in London, England.

© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)