Benjamin Challenger

about 1809–May 1883 (Age 74)
Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Challenger was born about 1809, in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Challenger, was 25 and his mother, Mary Ann Tucker, was 25. He married Grace Rogers in 1835, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in May 1883, in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Challenger
1809–1883
Grace Rogers
1809–1900
Marriage: 1835
Ellen Challenger
1836–1928
Martha Rogers Challenger
1838–
Henry Challenger
1840–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1835
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
children

(3)

    Ellen Challenger

    Female1836–1928Female

    Martha Rogers Challenger

    Female1838–Female

    Male1840–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Challenger

    Male1784–1839Male

    Mary Ann Tucker

    Female1784–Female

siblings

(8)

    Benjamin Challenger

    Male1805–Male

    Male1809–1883Male

    Ann Challenger

    Female1812–Female

    Jonas Challenger

    Male1815–Male

    Thomas Tucker Challenger

    Male1817–Male

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World Events (6)

1815

Age 6

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 14

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 21

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English chalangen ‘to challenge’ (from Old French chalonger), possibly applied as a nickname for a quarrelsome or litigious person.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Chalinger, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Benjamin Challenger, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Benjamin Challenge, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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