Benjamin Longanecker

19 June 1817–25 June 1904 (Age 87)
Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Longanecker was born on 19 June 1817, in Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Longenecker, was 26 and his mother, Anna Hart, was 23. He married Rebecca Williamson Welbaum on 13 December 1838, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Miami, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Laura, Union Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 25 June 1904, in Potsdam, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Potsdam Cemetery, Potsdam, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Longanecker
Magdalena Welbaum
Marriage: 1 April 1850
Caroline Longnecker
Ephraim P Longanecker
Ezra W Longanecker
William Longanecker
Susannah Longanecker
Davis Longanecker
Harvey Longanecker
Ella Longenecker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1850Montgomery, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 19
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Langenecker (see Longenecker ).

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Benjanine Longanecker, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Benjamin Langen..., "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Benj. Longanecker in entry for Caroline Miller, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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