Benjamin Bartlett Benson

1815–1897 (Age 82)
Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Benjamin Bartlett

When Benjamin Bartlett Benson was born in 1815, in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States, his father, Bartlett Benson, was 38 and his mother, Polly Nichols, was 37. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Harriet M Benson. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He died on 20 March 1897, in Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bernard, Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Benjamin Bartlett Benson
Harriet M Benson
Mary Ella Benson
Benjamin F Benson
William M Benson
Almira Benson
Lewis Freeman Benson
Ella M Benson

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    Mary Ella Benson


    Benjamin F Benson


    William M Benson


    Almira Benson


    Lewis Freeman Benson


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 5

Maine is the 23rd state.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 23

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Benne, a pet form of Benedict ( see Benn ).2 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’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of a pet form of the personal name Beniamin ( see Bien , Benjamin ) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Benson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benj Benson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Benson, "United States Census, 1880"

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