Gordon Small's Family & Genealogy

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Luise Elisabeth HÖRTH
Peder Andreas URNESS
Rabaekke Gurine Concordia "Rose" PEDERSEN
Conrad Charles SCHMALZ
Nettie Christine URNESS
Benjamin Richard SCHMALZ


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Eileen Marie DUNN

Benjamin Richard SCHMALZ 2 3
  • Born: March 24, 1917
  • Marriage: Eileen Marie DUNN on January 11, 1936 1
  • Died: February 11, 2000, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA at age 82 4 5

bullet   Another name for Benjamin was Benjamin Richard SMALL.


bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, April 9, 1920, Orman, Butte, South Dakota - District 12. picture

    The following Schmalz family members are on this page:
    Conrad Schmalz, Head, Age 44
    Nettie, Wife, Age 34
    Herman, Son, Age 8
    Lucille, Daughter, Age 5
    Benjamin, Son, Age 2
  • Census, April 19, 1930, Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota - District 25. picture

    The following Schmalz family members are on this page:
    Conrad Schmalz, Head, Age 52
    Nettie, Wife, Age 42
    Herman, Son, Age 18
    Lucille, Daughter, Age 15
    Benjamin, Son, Age 12
    Marie Daughter, Age 8
  • Name Change: The Benjamin SCHMALZ family name was changed from SCHMALZ to SMALL, September 3, 1955.
  • Employment: Quality Control Engineer.


Benjamin married Eileen Marie DUNN, daughter of Gail GORDON and Mary A., on January 11, 1936.1 (Eileen Marie DUNN was born on May 14, 1916 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA and died on December 25, 1997 in Katy, Harris, Texas, USA 6 7.)



  1. Email,
    Taken from an email sent by Marilyn Small:
    They were married on January 11, 1936. My mother died on December 25, 1997 and my father died on February 11, 2000.
  2. Email from Marilyn (Small) Sike.
  3. Benjamin Small Name Change.
    Benjamin changed the family name from Schmalz to Small on September 3, 1955, in Lake County Ohio.
  4. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: B. R. Small SSN: 283-07-5274 Last Residence: 77080 Houston, Harris, Texas, United States of America Born: 24 Mar 1917 Died: 11 Feb 2000 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 ).
  5. Obituary, Richard G. Small
    Funeral services for Richard G. Small, 68, of Kirtland Hills, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mentor Schools Fine Arts Center, 6477 Center St., in Mentor. Mr. Small died Oct. 17, 2005, at Euclid Hospital in Euclid. Born Sept. 23, 1937, in Euclid, he had lived in Mentor before moving to Kirtland Hills 15 years ago. He was a member of Madison Country Club in Madison and Bay Hill Country Club in Orlando, Fla. He also loved golf, travel and dance. Mr. Small was the founder of Cleveland Construction Incorporated in Mentor, which he founded in 1980. Survivors are his sons, Mark (Monica) Small of Gates Mills, Timothy Small of Kirtland Hills, Jon (Polly) Small of Kirtland Hills and James (Chris) Small of Kirtland Hills; grandchildren, James, Nicholas, Samantha, Brittany, Riley and Cooper Small; sisters, Marilyn Sike of Houston, Texas and Kathleen (Tony) Gonzalas of Little Rock, Ark; nephews, David (Gordana) Sike and Daniel Sike; and niece, Tracy (Bob) Bailey. He also leaves his former wife, Donna Small of Mentor. His parents, Benjamin and Eileen Small, are deceased. Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brunner Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 8466 Mentor Ave., in Mentor. Burial will be in Whitehaven Memorial Park in Mayfield Village. The family suggests contributions be made to the Richard G. Small Memorial Trust Fund, c/o Michael Minotti, 6685 Beta Dr., Mayfield Village 44143.
  6. Texas Deaths 1964 - 1998,
    Name: Eileen Marie Small Death Date: 25 December 1997 Death County: FORT BEND Gender: F.
  7. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Eileen M. Small SSN: 282-26-3869 Last Residence: 77494 Katy, Harris, Texas, United States of America Born: 14 May 1916 Died: 25 Dec 1997 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 ).