Benjamin Jacob Bouknight

4 October 1899–June 1969 (Age 69)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Jacob

When Benjamin Jacob Bouknight was born on 4 October 1899, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Luke Smith Bouknight, was 26 and his mother, Susan Marian Watson, was 27. He married Gula Maude Wise on 12 January 1944, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Township 2, Saluda, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Saluda, South Carolina, United States in 1920. He died in June 1969, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Benjamin Jacob Bouknight
Gula Maude Wise
Marriage: 12 January 1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1944Lexington, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched
    Age 17
    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 19
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Bauknecht .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Benjmin Boren Knight in household of Smith Bouknight, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Benjamin Jacob Bouknight, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • B J Bouknight in entry for Gula Maude Wise Bouknight, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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