Olive Porter Scott 147
- Born: 18 Dec 1907, Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA.
- Marriage: Alvin Carlton Benkelman Sr. on 1 Jun 1944 in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland
- Died: 23 Sep 1996, Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. at age 88
- Buried: 26 Sep 1996, Elk Creek, VA
The SSDI records:
Olive S. Benkelman
Last Residence: 24326 Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia
Born: 18 Dec 1907
Died: 23 Oct 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)
Noted events in her life were:
• Occupation: Hereldic Artist, Teacher.
• Education: Bachelor of Science.
• Religion: Methodist.
Olive married Alvin Carlton Benkelman Sr., son of John Adam Benkelman and Augusta Catherine Friedricka Krehl, on 1 Jun 1944 in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. (Alvin Carlton Benkelman Sr. was born on 8 May 1895 in Elkland Township, Tuscola Co., Michigan, died on 9 Sep 1987 in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. and was buried on 11 Sep 1987 in Elk Creek, VA.)
Cass City Chronicle
Friday, July 7, 1944
Vol. 39, Number 15
A. C Benkelman and Olive Thompson Wed
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Scott announce the marriage of their daughter, Olive Scott Thompson, to Alvin C. Benkelman of Alexandria, Virginia, on June 1 at the manse in Rockville, Maryland, with Rev. H.K. Pasma officiating.
The bride wore a dress of aqua with brown accessories and a corsage of orchids.
Mrs. Benkelman is a graduate of Radford College and did special work in personnel at Purdue University and at the college of William and Mary. For many years she was social director at Radford College. During the past three years she has been guidance director at the Mount Vernon high school in Alexandria.
Mr. Benkelman, the son of John A. Benkelman, of Cass City, has been employed as an engineer by the Michigan State Highway department and the Federal Highway department since his graduation from the University of Michigan.
The couple are making their home in Arcturus-on-the-Potomoc, Virginia, after a nothern wedding trip.
(Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Spring 2007)