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Ben (Aronovsky) Arnold (1912 - 1985)

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Ben Arnold formerly Aronovsky
Born in Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (unknown - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 19 Feb 2017 | Created 10 Jan 2012
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Ben was born in 1912. He is the son of Nathaniel Aronovsky and Sarah Jaffe.

Ben Aronovsky was a champion marbles player as a boy.[1]

Ben Arnold married Ida Shragowitz. They applied for their marriage license in August 1935.[2] They made their home in St. Paul, Minnesota.[3]

He died in 1985.

Research Notes

Birth record for Ben Arnold Aronovsky: Date: 20 Jan 1912; Place: St. Louis Minnesota; Father's surname: Aronovsky; Mother's maiden name: Jaffe [4]

1930 US Census: Name: Benny Aronovsky; Birth: abt 1912; Birthplace: Minnesota; Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; [5]

Name change from ARONOVSKY to ARNOLD

Death record for Ben Arnold: Birth: 20 Jan 1912; Death: 30 Mar 1985; Death place: Broward, Florida [6] State (Year) SSN issued: Minnesota (Before 1951); Last residence/benefit: Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida [7]


  1. "Marbles Title at Stake at Field Day." The Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Friday, April 25, 1924. (subscription required). Accessed on February 18, 2017.
  2. "Marriage License Applications." Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Tuesday, August 20, 1935, page 16. (subscription required). Accessed on February 18, 2017.
  3. "Bride Makes Her Home in St. Paul." Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Sunday, October 13, 1935, page 51. (subscription required). Accessed on February 18, 2017.
  4. Web: Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
  5. Year: 1930; Census Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; Roll: 1117; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0062; Image: 743.0; FHL microfilm: 2340852
  6. "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," database, FamilySearch ( : 25 December 2014), Ben Arnold, 30 Mar 1985; from "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," index, Ancestry ( : 2004); citing vol. , certificate number 25353, Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, Jacksonville.
  7. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Ben Arnold, Mar 1985; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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