Martha Benjamin

October 1845–4 January 1914 (Age 68)
Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Benjamin was born in October 1845, in Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Erastus Benjamin, was 23 and her mother, Ann Eliza Baldwin, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Richard Van Nort. She lived in Cooperstown, Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States in 1900 and Otsego, Otsego, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 4 January 1914, in New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Richard Van Nort
1851–1922
Martha Benjamin
1845–1914
George E Van Nort
1882–1922

Spouse and Children

    Richard Van Nort

    Male1851–1922Male

    Female1845–1914Female

children

(1)

    George E Van Nort

    Male1882–1922Male

Parents and Siblings

    Erastus Benjamin

    Male1821–1887Male

    Ann Eliza Baldwin

    Female1818–1899Female

siblings

(4)

    Susan A. Benjamin

    Female1841–1903Female

    Female1845–1914Female

    Benjamin

    Male1846–Male

    Ellen J. Benjamin

    Female1849–1881Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

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

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: From the Hebrew scriptural name Binyamiyn, meaning son of days, son of old age, lucky son, son of the right hand, or son of good fortune. The nickname is Ben. Benjie is a Scottish name derived from Benjamin.

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Benjamin in household of Erastus Benjamin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Benjamin in household of Erastus Benjamin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha E Van Nort in household of Richard Van Nort, "United States Census, 1910"

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