Benjamin F. Phillabaum

1892–1975 (Age 82)
Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin F.

When Benjamin F. Phillabaum was born on 5 December 1892, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Phillabaum, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Jane Boyer, was 40. He married Helen Druscilla Booth on 24 November 1920, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. He lived in German Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Miamisburg, Miami Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 9 April 1975, at the age of 82.

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Benjamin F. Phillabaum
Helen Druscilla Booth
Marriage: 24 November 1920

Spouse & Children

24 November 1920
Montgomery, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Phillabaum


  • Sarah Jane Boyer




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vielbaum, habitational name from a place so named in Altmark, from vil ‘swamp’ + baum ‘tree’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin F Phillabaun in household of Frank Phillabaun, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin Phillabaum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin F Phillabaum in household of Frank Phillabaum, "United States Census, 1910"

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