Kharput, Armenian area in the Ottoman Empire (Turkey)Date and place unknown
Bopæl / place
USA - maybe Los Angeles, CaliforniaBenjamin was the only member of the Der-Stepanian family in wartime Armenia, that survived til turkish genocide on the armenians in 1915.
After the war he left for USA.
Rumours said that he lived in Los Angeles and never married.
Oshin Der-Stepanian did after 1948 never manage to find him.
Kilde: Joanna Der-Stepanian, USA