Benjamin Franklin Shrider

13 September 1890–15 January 1953 (Age 62)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Shrider was born on 13 September 1890, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Shrider, was 43 and his mother, Mary Magdaline Adeline Buck, was 34. He married Stella Lavine Fogle on 10 October 1910, in Allen, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 January 1953, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Moorestown, Moore Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Shrider
Stella Lavine Fogle
Marriage: 10 October 1910
James Monroe Shrider

Spouse and Children

10 October 1910
Allen, Ohio, United States


    James Monroe Shrider


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Shrider


    Mary Magdaline Adeline Buck




World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Schreider, a variant of Schreyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Shrider in entry for James Monroe Shrider and Myrtle Barnard, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Benjamin Shrider in entry for Mrs Mary Ellen Shrider, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Frank B. Shrider, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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