Benjamin Longanecker

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Longanecker was born on 19 June 1817, in Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Longenecker, was 25 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

Sources (28)

  • Benjanine Longanecker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin Langen..., "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

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Historical Boundaries 1831: Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Langenecker (see Longenecker ).

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

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