Benjamin Franklin Ashbaugh

9 November 1858–18 May 1903 (Age 44)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Ashbaugh was born on 9 November 1858, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Frank Ashbaugh, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Jane Dunkle, was 29. He married Elizabeth Rhoades in 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Salem Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 18 May 1903, at the age of 44, and was buried in Beaver City, Beaver Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Ashbaugh
Elizabeth Rhoades
Marriage: 1877

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Frank Ashbaugh


    Sarah Jane Dunkle




    Christina “Lena” Ashbaugh


    Sarah Ellen Ashbaugh


    "William Henry" Wilhelm Heinrich Ashbaugh



    Nancy M “Nannie” Ashbaugh


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 5

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 14

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Eschbach .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Benjamin Ashbaugh in household of William Ashbaugh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Franklin Ashbaugh, "Find A Grave Index"

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