Amy Foust

8 May 1822–8 February 1905 (Age 82)
Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Foust was born on 8 May 1822, in Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, her father, John Foust, was 35 and her mother, Christena Ely, was 32. She married Didymus Benson on 4 July 1839, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 8 February 1905, in Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Didymus Benson
1818–1890
Amy Foust
1822–1905
Marriage: 4 July 1839
James Benson
1841–
Thomas Jefferson Benson
1842–1912
Ely Benson
1843–1856
Belinda Rosetta Benson
1847–1921
Clinton Burkley Benson
1849–1933
Ada S Benson
1852–1922
Adalaska Benson
1854–1931
Amanda M. Benson
1856–1944
Willard Benson
1857–1936
Lauretta "Retta" Benson
1860–1936
John McClellan Benson
1862–1948
Blanche Minerva Benson
1864–1934
Hattie Benson
1867–1919

Spouse and Children

    Didymus Benson

    Male1818–1890Male

    Female1822–1905Female

MARRIAGE
4 July 1839
Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Betsy Foust

    Female1812–Female

    Female1813–1901Female

    Samuel Ely Foust

    Male1815–1892Male

    Mary Polly Foust

    Female1818–Female

    Female1822–1905Female

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 14

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amy Benson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amy Benson in household of Dydemius Benson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amy Benson in household of Didymus Benson, "United States Census, 1870"

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