|Ben and Lizzy|
His father was born in Germany and his mother in Indiana.
Married Elizabeth Scholl. Together they had two boys Fred and Willard.
When his wife contracted TB he moved his family to New Mexico where he farmed. We know he was in alamogordo in 1911 and the 1930 census lists him as a farmer in NM.
At 64 he lived by himself as a lodger in Hayward, Alameda, CA. with William R. Fischer and his wife Tillie. They were farmers.
Death: November 11, 1969 Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA An exact date is unknown. This is from the Social Security death index.
Burial: Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, USA
El Paso herald., February 06, 1918, HOME EDITION, Page 2, Image 2
|Elizabeth Scholl and Ben Apel|
New Mexico USA
Social Security death index:
80217 Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
|BORN:||18 Sep 1876|
|Died:||Nov 11, 1969|
|State (Year) SSN issued:||California (Before 1951)|