Edgar W Benge

Male1920–25 April 1944

Brief Life History of Edgar W

When Edgar W Benge was born in 1920, in Kansas, United States, his father, Floyd Newton Benge, was 30 and his mother, Mary M Chance, was 19. He lived in Arcade Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and German Township, Smith, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1944, at the age of 24, and was buried in Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Newton Benge
Mary M Chance
Edgar W Benge
Joyce I Benge

Sources (6)

  • Edgar W Benge in household of Floyd N Benge, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Edgar William Benge, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Edgar William Benge, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 0

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.


Age 7

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Bengen in Rhineland.

Hungarian: habitational name from a place in Baranya County called Benge.

English (Kent and Sussex): perhaps from an unattested Middle English personal name Benge.

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

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