Ben Sullivan

1859–1936 (Age 71)
United States

The Life of Ben

When Ben Sullivan was born in 1859, in United States, his father, Jeremiah Sullivan, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Ann Fraley, was 39. He died from 1930 to 1936, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Sullivan
1815–1863
Nancy Ann Fraley
1820–1865
Mary S Sullivan
1843–1865
Sarah Ann Sullivan
1847–1865
Johanna Sullivan
1853–
Josephine Sullivan
1855–1940
Charlotte Sullivan
1858–1924
Thomas Sullivan
1846–1936
Eugene Sullivan
1851–1927
Mary Ann Sulivan
1852–1854
Ben Sullivan
1859–1936
Jerry Sullivan
1860–

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Sullivan

    Male1815–1863Male

    Female1820–1865Female

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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