Peter R. Benninghof

Male24 February 1854–7 March 1910

Brief Life History of Peter R.

When Peter R. Benninghof was born on 24 February 1854, in Ashland, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Benninghof, was 49 and his mother, Mary Louzetta Richheim, was 39. He married Eva Hartmann on 8 November 1883, in Hocking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 7 March 1910, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56.

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Peter R. Benninghof
Eva Hartmann
Marriage: 8 November 1883
Frederick Cleveland Benninghof
Leo Hartman Benninghof

Sources (20)

  • Peter R Beninghof, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peter R. Benninghof - birth: February 1854; Ashland, Ohio, United States
  • Peter R. Benninghof, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1883Hocking, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 6

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 9

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

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 16

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gunter, Hans, Kurt.

    German: habitational name from a North German (Westphalia) farmstead, so named after the original owner or tenant (see Benning ) + Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead, manor farm’.

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

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