Benjamin Page

22 August 1841–7 September 1871 (Age 30)
Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Page was born on 22 August 1841, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Parker Page, was 27 and his mother, Clarinda Brown, was 23. He lived in Dunkirk, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. He died on 7 September 1871, at the age of 30.

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Benjamin Parker Page
Clarinda Brown
Benjamin Page
Leroy Albert Page
Annette Clarinda Page
Nelson Luther Page
Edgar Eugene Page
George William Page
Elle Page
Franklin E Page
Ida H. Page
Stella Page

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World Events (6)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 13

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

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

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  • B P Page in household of B P Page, "United States Census, 1850"

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