1180. Benjamin Loren (Lauren) KNICKERBOCKER(9) was born on 16 May 1898 in Manchester, Washtenaw, MI. He died on 26 Jan 1955 in Victor, CO.

He was divorced from Louise KNICKERBOCKER on 4 Oct 1920 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI. Louise KNICKERBOCKER (9) was born in Liverpool, England.

He was married to Walter GIFFORD on 19 Dec 1925 in Manchester, Washtenaw, MI.

He was married to Thelma Mae GAIGE on 6 Jun 1927 in Bowling Green, OH. Thelma Mae GAIGE(9) was born on 3 Sep 1906 in Manchester, Washtenaw, MI. She died in Apr 1985 in Jackson, MI. Benjamin Loren (Lauren) KNICKERBOCKER and Thelma Mae GAIGE had the following children:

child+1663 i. Gayle Clifford Gaige KNICKERBOCKER.
child+1664 ii. Adala KNICKERBOCKER.
child1665 iii. Melvin Thomas KNICKERBOCKER(9) was born on 10 Nov 1930. He died on 17 Nov 1950 in Korea. Headline Jackson Citizen Patroit Dec. 10, 1950

20 Year Old Marie Is Casualty

Pfc.Knickerbocker Is Killed In Action.

Pfc. Melvin Thomas Knickerbocker, 20, United States Marine Corps, Son Of Mr, And Mrs. Benjamin L. Knickerbocker, 2008 Chapin, Was Killed In Action In, Korea Nov. 27. A Telegram Reporting His Death Has Been Received From The Defense Department In Washington.
Pfc. Knickerbocker Attended East Intermediate School And Was Graduated From The Jackson Technical School. He Was Employed As A Messenger For The Western Union Following Graduation And His Last Position Was With The Rex Gorrell Gas Station At Pearl And Mechanic Sts.
He Enlisted With The Marines Through The Local Recruiting Station November 10, 1947 On His 17th Birthday.
A Brother Hollis L., Enlisted In The Marines On Nov. 13, This Year, Two Days After His 17th Birthday.
Surviving Also Are A Brother Gale, Rfd 6, Brooklyn, And Two Sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Miller, Of Brooklyn And Elsie At Home.
child+1666 iv. Hollis Le Roy KNICKERBOCKER.
child+1667 v. Elsie Arlenek KNICKERBOCKER.

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