Elizabeth Benson

Female1816–7 March 1889

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Benson was born in 1816, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, her father, George Benson, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca J. Jeffries, was 32. She married Jacob Creamer on 16 February 1836, in Fayette, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 March 1889, in Mechanicsburg, Goshen Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Goshen Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Creamer
Elizabeth Benson
Marriage: 16 February 1836
Alexander B. Creamer
Lewis Harlin Creamer
James Royalton Creamer
Mahulda E. P. T. J. Creamer
Josephine J. Creamer
Orpha Creamer

Sources (14)

  • Elizabeth Craner in household of Jacob Craner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Benson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Elizabeth Creamer, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1836Fayette, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 4

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 20

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

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