Simeon Reed Benham

14 July 1889–10 October 1947 (Age 58)
Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Simeon Reed

When Simeon Reed Benham was born on 14 July 1889, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Montgomery Benham, was 29 and his mother, Flora Lucinda Shirts, was 26. He married Mabel L Goads on 22 November 1920, in Pierce, Washington, United States. He lived in Greenbank Election Precinct, Island, Washington, United States in 1940 and Coupeville, Island, Washington, United States in 1947. He died on 10 October 1947, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States.

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Simeon Reed Benham
Mabel L Goads
Marriage: 22 November 1920

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1920Pierce, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · African American Population in Roslyn
    Age 1
    In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 17
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Beenham, and perhaps also from Marsh Benham and Hoe Benham (all in Berkshire), or from Benhams in Horsham in Sussex.History: John Benham was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

    Sources (23)

    • S R Benham, "United States Census, 1940"
    • S R Benham, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Simeon Reed Benham, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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