Jesse M Benscoter

9 August 1879–21 May 1917 (Age 37)
Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jesse M

When Jesse M Benscoter was born on 9 August 1879, in Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Benscoter, was 41 and his mother, Mariah Elizabeth Williams, was 31. He married Elizabeth B Search in 1905, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 21 May 1917, in Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Scott Cemetery, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jesse M Benscoter
Elizabeth B Search
Marriage: 1905
Frank W Benscoter

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Pennsylvania, United States


    Frank W Benscoter


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 11

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Benschoter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse M Benscoter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Benscoter in household of Wm J Benscoter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jesse Benscoter in household of William Benscoter, "United States Census, 1900"

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