Benton Clement McKinzie

Benton Clement McKinzie

Male 1877 - 1929  (52 years)

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  • Name Benton Clement McKinzie 
    Born 4 Apr 1877  Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Apr 1929  Macksburg, Grand River Township, Madison, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Benton Clement McKinzie, son of Aaron and Elizabeth J. McKinzie, was born April 4, 1877, and departed this light April 22, 1929, at the age of fifty-two years and eighteen days.
      He was married to Linnie Rowe in March 1900, who departed this life February 7, 1914. Two sons were born to this union, Harmon and Marion, both of Macksburg, who were with him at the time of his death.
      He was married to Bertha M. Switzer, November 10, 1914, who so tenderly cared for him during all his sickness. He was converted at the age of fourteen years and united with the Methodist church at Hanley. Later in life he united with the Baptist church of Macksburg. In his last sickness he stated that he had not always lived as he should, but that he was ready and wanted to ho Home.
      Besides his wife and children, he leaves to mourn the departure of a kind, and loving husband, father and brother, three sisters and six brothers; Mrs. S. E. Bonham, of Macksburg, Mrs. L. A. Shoemaker, of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Mrs. H. R. Rawlings and J. W. McKinzie, of Blackwell, Oklahoma, F. H. McKinzie, of Cordor, Missouri, G. H. McKinzie of Wichita, Kansas, James A. McKinzie, of Brighton, Colorado, Josep M. McKinzie, of Woodburn, and Logan B. McKinzie, of Eagle Grove.
      All of these were present except Mrs. Shoemaker and J. W. McKinzie, of Oklahoma and F. H. McKinzie of Missouri.
      Funeral services were held at the Macksburg Methodist church, Friday, April 26th, conducted by the Rev. Eugene Alexander and the body was laid to rest in the Macksburg cemetery."

      "B. C. McKinzie died at his home in Macksburg Monday evening, April 22, 1929. He had not been well all winter, but was taken worse a few days before his death. Mr. McKinzie has lived most of his life in and near Macksburg and for the past six years had been patrolman on Highway No. 16 fro M. O. Brady's farm to the Union county line.
      Four brothers, Logan of Eagle Grove, Joe, of Woodburn, James of Brighton, Colorado, and George of Wichita, Kansas, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Rallings, of Blackwell, Oklahoma, and Mrs. S. E. Bonham, of Macksburg, were here to attend the funeral which was held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Eugene Alexander. Burial was made in the Macksburg cemetery. More details will be found in the mortuary column."

      Both articles were taken from the Winterset Madisonian newspaper, dated May 2, 1929.
    Person ID I11898  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 

    Father Aaron McKinzie,   b. 18 Feb 1835, Christian County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1905, Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane Shaffer,   b. 15 Nov 1843, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1888, Madison, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1866 
    Family ID F05374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Linnie R. Rowe,   b. 20 Apr 1874, Madison, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1914, St. Joseph, Andrew County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Harmon Andrew McKinzie,   b. 10 Dec 1901, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1961, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     2. Marion Clement McKinzie,   b. 26 Oct 1905, Macksburg, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1975, Madison County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F05397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha M. Switzer,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 10 Nov 1914 
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F05398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photo of Benton Clement McKinzie (b. 1877), Linnie Rowe and sons
    Photo of Benton Clement McKinzie (b. 1877), Linnie Rowe and sons

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Benton Clement McKinzie (b. 1877) and Linnie Rowe
    Gravestone of Benton Clement McKinzie (b. 1877) and Linnie Rowe
    Moon Cemetery, Macksburg Madison Co., Iowa


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