Benjamin Franklin Gillette

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Gillette
1876–1933
Minnie Laura Cloward
1883–1953
Benjamin Franklin Gillette
1899–1919
Francis Cloward Gillette
1901–1986
Edith Celestia Gillette
1902–1984
Juanna Jane Gillette
1905–1979
Wendell Cloward Gillette
1910–1994
Eugene Ealy Gillette
1911–1970

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

1 English: from a feminine form of Gillett 1.2 French: variant spelling of Gillet .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benj Franklin Gillett in household of Benjamin Franklin Gillett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Francis Gillette in household of Benjiman F Gillette, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benj F in household of <Unknown>, "United States Census, 1900"

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