John Joseph Benedict (Bencetic)

29 October 1924–13 May 1996 (Age 71)
Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Benedict (Bencetic) was born on 29 October 1924, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, his father, Stephen Matthew Bencetić, was 45 and his mother, Frances M Colarić, was 40. He had at least 1 daughter with Betty Louise Barnes. He died on 13 May 1996, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Benedict (Bencetic)
1924–1996
Betty Louise Barnes
1928–1955
Janet Lee Benedict
1946–2012

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Stephen Benedict

    Male1907–Male

    Mary Benedict

    Female1908–Female

    Ann Benedict

    Female1909–Female

    Helen Bencetic

    Female1910–1931Female

    Frances Benedict

    Female1914–Female

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World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 2

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). This owed its popularity in the Middle Ages chiefly to St. Benedict of Norcia ( c.480–550 ), who founded the Benedictine order of monks at Monte Cassino and wrote a monastic rule that formed a model for all subsequent rules. No doubt the meaning of the Latin word also contributed to its popularity as a personal name, especially in Romance countries.

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

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Sources (1)

  • John J Benedict, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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