Paul Benjamin Cline

1865–1954 (Age 89)
Pulaski, Illinois, United States

The Life of Paul Benjamin

When Paul Benjamin Cline was born on 4 May 1865, in Pulaski, Illinois, United States, his father, George Elmer Cline, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Emeline Lentz, was 27. He married Minnie Ellen Palmer on 20 September 1891, in Alexander, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ullin, Pulaski, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Anna, Union, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 1 August 1954, in Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Paul Benjamin Cline
Minnie Ellen Palmer
Marriage: 20 September 1891
Mamie Ellen Cline
Carrie Emiline Cline
Lucy Virginia Cline
William Otis Cline
Andrew Orvil Cline
Harvey Clio Cline
Eurba Lloyd Cline Sr.
Herbert Paul Cline
Clinton Amos Cline
Lois Gertrude Cline

Spouse & Children

20 September 1891
Alexander, Illinois, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1824–1897Male

  • Margaret Emeline Lentz




  • Jacob John Calvin Cline


  • Alfred Riley Washington Cline


  • Mandy Catharine Cline


  • Male1865–1954Male

  • Male1868–1900Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 10

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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

1 Americanized spelling of German Klein or a Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of this name.2 Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Clyne .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Perrie sic [Paul] Cline in household of George Cline, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Paul Cline, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Cline, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.