Clayton Benge

15 October 1905–1992 (Age 86)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Clayton

When Clayton Benge was born on 15 October 1905, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John Wesley Benge, was 46 and his mother, Mary Frances Adams, was 37. He married Sallie Raines about 1925, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died in 1992, in United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clayton Benge
1905–1992
Sallie Raines
1909–2005
Marriage: about 1925
Elsie Fay Benge
1926–1997
John Kenneth BENGE Sr.
1929–2016
Willard Clarence Benge
1936–1991

Spouse and Children

    Male1905–1992Male

    Sallie Raines

    Female1909–2005Female

MARRIAGE
about 1925
Kentucky, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Benge

    Male1858–1936Male

    Mary Frances Adams

    Female1868–1935Female

siblings

(17)

    Irving Benge

    Male1878–Male

    Sarah Benge

    Female1878–Female

    Male1886–1953Male

    Amanda Lou Benge

    Female1887–Female

    Rice Benge

    Male1888–Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place named Bengen in Rhineland.2 Hungarian: from a place in Baranya county called Benge, one of only a few Hungarian habitational names without the -i suffix.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clayton Benge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clayton Benge in household of John Benge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clayton Benge in entry for Charles Sandifer and Elsie Fay Benge, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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