Benjamin Franklin Sallows

Brief Life History of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Sallows was born on 25 April 1906, in Fairfield Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, James Wesley Sallows Jr, was 49 and his mother, Ada Eunice Valentine Fogelsong, was 43. He married Berneta Catherine Wheeler on 25 February 1933, in Fulton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1986 and Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 17 years. He died on 6 May 1986, in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Sallows
Berneta Catherine Wheeler
Marriage: 25 February 1933
Albert Wesley Sallows
James R Sallows

Sources (17)

  • Benjamin F Sallows, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin F Sallows, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Benjamin Franklin Sallows, "Michigan, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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Name Meaning

English (Essex and Suffolk): topographic name from Middle English salwe ‘sallow (a species of willow)’ (Old English s(e)alh), with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Sale .

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

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