Samuel Jordan Benoist

Male28 October 1878–25 November 1918

Brief Life History of Samuel Jordan

When Samuel Jordan Benoist was born on 28 October 1878, in Irondale, Washington, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Pierre Edouard Benoit Beaudin, was 35 and his mother, Anna “Annie” Stephen Gregory, was 30. He married Rosey Mariah Province on 22 September 1901, in Irondale, Washington, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 25 November 1918, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Samuel Jordan Benoist
Rosey Mariah Province
Marriage: 22 September 1901
Virgil Genevieve Benoist
Mildred Celesta Benoist
Ralph Edward Benoist
Helen Lucille Benoist
Thomas Edgar Benoist
Claire Ruth Benoist

Sources (8)

  • Samuel Benoist in household of Charles E Benoist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Benoist, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Sam Jordan Benoist, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1901Irondale, Washington, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

    Age 2

    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    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.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 12

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Alain, Jacques, Andre, Jean Jacques, Pierre.

    French: variant of Benoît (see Benoit ) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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