Samuel Nesbitt Benson

about 1806–2 December 1837 (Age 31)
Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Nesbitt

When Samuel Nesbitt Benson was born about 1806, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Joshua Benson, was 43 and his mother, Rosanah Nesbitt, was 24. He married Mary E. Blanchard on 26 December 1832, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States. He died on 2 December 1837, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 32.

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Samuel Nesbitt Benson
Mary E. Blanchard
Marriage: 26 December 1832

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1832Lawrence, Mississippi, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 11
    Mississippi is the 20th state.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

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    • Samuel G. Benson, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

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