Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Benjamin Thorington

   Benjamin Thorington, one of Midland county's old settlers, died at his home in Coleman May 7 of stomach trouble in his seventy-second year. He was a soldier in the Civil war and settled in Midland county in 1864, residing for many years in Midland, and for several years resided in Gladwin county. About six years ago he moved to Coleman. A wife, six children, John and Justus of Gladwin, Mrs. Ida Cowles, Mrs. Maggie Coots and Mrs. Hattie Jones of Coleman, and Mrs. Allie Anderson of St. Charles, survive. Five brothers, Justin of Midland; Irs, James, Charles and John; and three sisters, Mrs. Betsy Robinson, Mrs. Sarah Rarick and Mrs. Ruth Rikard, all of whom live in New York state, also survive. The funeral was conducted under the auspices of Coleman post, G.A.R., and the remains were laid to rest in the Coleman cemetery.
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Coleman Cemetery
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:5 C:3
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Summer 2005
Tom Ladner
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