Louisiana Marriage Index:
Francois X. Benner m. Madeline Schamber 5/23/1879 St. Landry County.
1930 Texas, Harris County, Greenwood Sanitarium Insane, ED#168, Page 267A, 4/10/1930:
Listed in patient...
F.H. Bennen, 63yo, widowed, *birthplace listed as "Unknown" and then crossed out and replaced with "U.S."
1920 Texas, Jefferson County, Beaumont City, ED#97, Page 55B, 1/7,8/1920:
Francis X. Bennen, head, 63yo, Imm.1859/Na/1892, Baden France Baden, No Occupation
Madeline, wife, 61yo, LA Alsace Baden
Francis X. Jr., son, 28yo, widowed, LA Baden LA, Mechanice/Automobile Shop
Alphonse, son, 24yo, LA Baden LA, Office Clerk/Ship Yard
Joseph A., son, 21yo, LA Baden LA, Clerk/Packing House
Walter H., son, 18yo, LA Baden LA, Clerk/Bank
1910 Louisiana, St. Landry County, Eunice Township, ED#121, Page 117B, 4/16/1910:
Francis X.* Bennen, head, 63yo, M1/30yrs, Imm.1910/Na, Germany, Notary Public/Home Office
Mataline, wife, 51yo, M1/30yrs, 8 children/8 living, LA France Germany
Celia, daughter, 25yo, LA Ger LA, Saleswoman/Dry Good Store
Frank, son, 20yo, LA Ger LA, Salesman/Drug Store
George, son, 17yo, LA Ger LA, Helper At Home
Alexander, son, 14yo, LA Ger LA
Walter, son, 8yo, LA Ger LA
*Incorrectly indexed as "K"
1900 Louisiana, St. Landry County, Eunice Township, ED#67, Page 41B, 6/5/1900:
Francis A. Bennen, head, 44yo, 5/1856, M/21yrs, Germany France Germany, Merchant
Schamber, wife, 41yo, 10/1858, M/21yrs, LA France Germany
Albert, son, 18yo, 11/1881, LA Ger LA, Clerk
Cicilia, daughter, 15yo, 12/1884, LA Ger LA, At School
Louis, son, 12yo, 9/1888, LA Ger LA, At School
Frank, son, 10yo, 3/1890, LA Ger LA, At School
George, son, 7yo, 1/1893, LA Ger LA, At School
Alphonse, son, 4yo, 7/1895, LA Ger LA
Joseph, son, 1yo, 10/1899, LA Ger LA
Louis M. Schamber, m-i-l, 68yo, 7/1831, Widowed, Germany
Texas Death Records:Travis County
F.X. Bennon b.5/3/1856 Germany d.6/9/1939.Parents unnknown, widowed.Resident of Harris County.Buried Beaumont 6/19/1939.Informant Austin State Hospital.
Mrs. Madeline Bennen b.10/14/1858 New Orleans Louisiana to L.F. Schamber and Miss Kraemer both born in Germany.Married, Informant F.X. Bennen.Died 1/28/1925.Buried Magnolia Cemetery 1/30/1925.
Louisiana Naturalization Card:
Francois Xavier Bennen
Address:St. Landry Parish
Cert#:Nat. Book Page 307-308
Title & Location of Court:11th Jud.Dist. Court, St. Landry's Parish
Country of Birth:Germany
Date of Birth:5/3/1856
Date/Port of Arrival:"No date or port shown"
Date of Naturalization:F/O 11/7/1892
Name of Witnessess:L.F. Schamber (Louis Francois Schamber),