Benjamin F. Stokes

about 1863–
Gilmer, Georgia, United States

The Life of Benjamin F.

When Benjamin F. Stokes was born about 1863, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States, his father, John M. Stokes, was 49 and his mother, Sarah " Sally" Holcomb, was 45. He lived in Town Creek, Gilmer, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John M. Stokes
1814–1880
Sarah " Sally" Holcomb
1818–
Coleman J. Stokes
1839–
Thomas G Stokes
1840–1921
Elizabeth Jane Stokes
1844–
Mary A. W. Stokes
1847–
Benjamin F. Stokes
1863–
John McCluny Stokes
1843–1924
William Gilmore Stokes
1848–1936
Winfrey Stokes
1851–
Lorenzo H. Stokes
1854–1916
Singleton Holt Stokes
1856–1942
Alice Stokes
1859–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 30

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stoke .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Benjamin F Stokes in household of Sarah Stokes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benj Stolker in household of Sarah Stolker, "United States Census, 1870"

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