Benjamin Mathis

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Mathis was born on 21 December 1867, in Iowa, United States, his father, John Taylor Mathis, was 31 and his mother, Mary Davis, was 29. He died on 4 June 1872, in Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 4, and was buried in Elkhart Cemetery, Elkhart, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor Mathis
1836–1886
Mary Davis
1838–1928
Jefferson Mathis
1855–1937
John D Mathis
1857–1934
Zephaniah Mathis
1859–1859
Adaniram Judson Mathis
1861–1955
Louisa Jane Mathis
1863–1950
Emma Bell Mathis
1865–1946
Benjamin Mathis
1867–1872
Elizabeth Elenior Parthenia Mathis
1870–1946
Frederick Emanuel Mathis
1872–1949
William Harrison Mathis
1874–1959
Edward F Mathis
1876–1960
Bertha Mary Mathis
1879–1928
George Delano Mathis
1881–1970

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Mathis in household of John Mathis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Mathis, "Iowa, Polk County, Cemetery Gravestone Records"
  • Benjamin Mathis, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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.

Name Meaning

German, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Flemish: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Matthys .

English: from a pet form of the personal names Matthew or Mathias .

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

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