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Subject: Re:Monterey Co.-- YORK, Benjamin Harrison obit please
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 15:25:23 -0800
Boy, did you have good timing. I picked up your e-mail right before
leaving for my run into town. I got both DCT & obit -- hope you don't
DCT: Bk. 37, p. 608
YORK, Benjamin Harrison
DoD: 4 Aug 1958; 1:15pm
m, w, 69y
DoB: 23 Jul 1889
Father: W.C. YORK, b. TN
Mother: Sarah WARD, b. OK
Occ: Brakeman; 10y; Southern Pacific RR
Married: Ruby B. YORK, occ: nursing
PoD: 107 Avis Court, Salinas
LoS: in county: 11y; in CA: 17y
Res: 107 Avis Court, Salinas
Inf: William H. YORK; Rt. 2, Atoka, OK
CoD: Respiratory failure
D/T: Metastic carcinoma; 1y
Disposition: Removal: Atoka, OK; 5 Aug 1958
FD: Muller Mortuary, Salinas
Sig: Richard R. Swellinger, MD; 75 San Miguel Ave., Salinas
Obit: Salinas Californian, August 5, 1958, p. 3:
Benjamin Harrison YORK, 69, passed away at his home, 107 Avis court,
yesterday following a long illness. Mr. YORK was a native of Atoka,
Okla., and had retired as a brakeman with the Southern Pacific railroad.
He moved to Salinas 11 years ago.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ruby B. YORK, of the family home; one son,
William A. YORK, Atoka; a daughter, Mrs. Roy W. HARGRAVE, Salinas; 2
grandchildren and 3 sisters, Miss Maude C. YORK, Oklahoma City; Mrs.
Mabel SUMMITT, Atoka, and Mrs. William WARD, Southville, Okla. He was a
member of Atoka lodge, IOOF.
Friends may call at Mullers mortuary until this evening when his body
will be flown to Atoka for funeral services and interment.
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 12:40:04 -0800 "Rebecca York" <>
> I'm hoping someone might be able to look up an obit for me for this
> YORK, BENJAMIN HARRISON
> born: 07/23/1889
> mother nee: WARD
> father: YORK,
> Male, born: OKLAHOMA died: MONTEREY Co.
> dod: 08/04/1958, SS# 559-22-5847 69 yrs
> I'm interested in any YORKs that were or are in the area as my
> direct line
> of YORK's went there in 1925.
> Thanks for any help,
> north Idaho