Benjamin D. Amerman

1881–1950 (Age 68)
Salem Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Benjamin D.

When Benjamin D. Amerman was born on 29 January 1881, in Salem Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, his father, William S Amerman, was 25 and his mother, Frances Rebecca Silvey, was 22. He married Kate May Grossman on 17 December 1902, in LaGrange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Batavia Township, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died in 1950, at the age of 69, and was buried in Woodruff Cemetery, LaGrange, Indiana, United States.

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Benjamin D. Amerman
Kate May Grossman
Marriage: 17 December 1902
Chester Oakley Amerman

Spouse & Children

17 December 1902
LaGrange, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1855–1944Male

  • Frances Rebecca Silvey




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin D Amerman in household of William Amerman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin D Amerman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Benjamin D Amerman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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