Lewis Benjamin Munsee

3 April 1856–3 May 1944 (Age 88)
Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Benjamin

When Lewis Benjamin Munsee was born on 3 April 1856, in Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Cain Munsee, was 33 and his mother, Phebe Esther Drake, was 24. He married Johanna Charlotta Peterson on 27 January 1880, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 3 May 1944, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Benjamin Munsee
Johanna Charlotta Peterson
Marriage: 27 January 1880
Mary Belle Munsee
Lewis Leroy Munsee
Peter Earl Munsee
Bertha Catherine Munsee
John Wallace Munsee
Emma Esther Munsee
Myrtle Ellen Munsee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1880Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 25
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bernt, Johan.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Monsen . Compare Munson .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Lewis Benjamin Munsee in entry for Myrtle Ellen Forbes, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lewis B Munsey, "United States Census, 1920"
    • L B Munsee in entry for Peter Earl Munsee and Manna Kallstrom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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