Benjamin Owen Strong

25 February 1832–6 March 1909 (Age 77)
Granville Center, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin Owen

When Benjamin Owen Strong was born on 25 February 1832, in Granville Center, Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ely H Strong, was 36 and his mother, Betsey Baldwin, was 33. He married Betsey Jane Chute on 9 December 1855. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years and Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 6 March 1909, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Owen Strong
1832–1909
Betsey Jane Chute
1838–1889
Marriage: 9 December 1855
Charles Alexander Strong
1858–
Baby Boy Strong
1868–1868
Martha Jane Strong
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1855
children

(3)

    Charles Alexander Strong

    Male1858–Male

    Baby Boy Strong

    Male1868–1868Male

    Martha Jane Strong

    Female1873–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benj C Strong, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Benjn O Strong, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bengamin O Strong, "United States Census, 1880"

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