Frank Benson

1870–
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Frank

When Frank Benson was born in 1870, in Missouri, United States, his father, Abel Benson, was 54 and his mother, Virginia Jane Turner, was 34. He lived in Pittsburg, Hickory, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Abel Benson
1816–1890
Virginia Jane Turner
1836–1900
Mary M Benson
1855–
Susan E. Benson
1857–
Henryetta Belle Benson
1858–1942
Theodocia Benson
1871–
Eliza Jane Benson
1863–1943
Nancy Lou Samples
1864–1930
Abel BENSON
1866–
Frank Benson
1870–
Theodocio Benson
1871–
Orlee Benson
1873–
Homer Benson
1876–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 0
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 0
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 31
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

(1997: 32425;2007: 64018; 2010: 86081)English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.

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

Possible Related Names

Benn
Bonson

Sources (2)

  • Frank Benson in household of Able Benson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Benson in household of Able Benson, "United States Census, 1880"

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