Benjamin E. Marsac

Male1876–14 March 1935

Brief Life History of Benjamin E.

Benjamin E. Marsac was born in 1876, in Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States as the son of Louis L Marsac and Edna Thompson. He married Antoinette May Bahlke on 26 January 1897, in Lake Michigan, Oceana, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Olive Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 14 March 1935, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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Benjamin E. Marsac
Antoinette May Bahlke
Marriage: 26 January 1897
Clifford E Marsac
Ruth Hortensia Marsac

Sources (12)

  • B. E. Marsac in entry for Ruth Hortensia Marsac, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Benjamin E Marca?, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjamin E Marson, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1897Lake Michigan, Oceana, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 0

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 3

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Jean-Claude, Lucien, Adelard, Andre, Gaetan, Philippe, Pierre, Raoul.

    Altered form of French Mersan, itself a habitational name from a place so named in Orne or a variant of Mersant, a habitational name from a place so named in Eure-et-Loir. The surname Mersan is no longer found in France.

    French: habitational name from a place so named in Gers.

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

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