Benjamin Franklin Gillette

17 October 1899–31 October 1919 (Age 20)
Fremont, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Gillette was born on 17 October 1899, in Fremont, Wyoming, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Gillette, was 22 and his mother, Minnie Laura Cloward, was 16. He lived in Haden, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 31 October 1919, at the age of 20, and was buried in Teton-Newdale Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Gillette
Minnie Laura Cloward
Benjamin Franklin Gillette
Francis Cloward Gillette
Edith Celestia Gillette
Juanna Jane Gillette
Wendell Cloward Gillette
Eugene Ealy Gillette

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome
Age 1
A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 7
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: variant of Gillett , with spelling altered and stress shifted as if it were a modern French name (see 2 below).French: variant of Gillet and, in North America, a variant of its altered form Gillett .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Benj Franklin Gillett in household of Benjamin Franklin Gillett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Benjamin Franklin Gillett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Francis Gillette in household of Benjiman F Gillette, "United States Census, 1920"

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