Joel Benscoter

15 October 1822–27 November 1825 (Age 3)
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joel

When Joel Benscoter was born on 15 October 1822, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Benscoter, was 45 and his mother, Lois Chapin, was 35. He died on 27 November 1825, at the age of 3.

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Jacob Benscoter
Lois Chapin
Mary Polly Benscoter
Hannah Benscoter
Elizabeth Benscoter
Sarah A Benscoter
Joel Benscoter
Wesley Benscoter

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1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Benschoter .

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

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