Benjamin Franklin Leininger

25 July 1878–24 June 1953 (Age 74)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Leininger was born on 25 July 1878, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac S Leininger, was 33 and his mother, Mary Alice Albright, was 20. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lottie Irene Helfrich. He lived in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 June 1953, in Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Aulenbach's Cemetery, Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Leininger
1878–1953
Lottie Irene Helfrich
1878–1956
James Earl Leininger
1911–1917
Sarah Larue Leininger
1918–2011
Benjamin F Leininger
1921–1994

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    James Earl Leininger

    Male1911–1917Male

    Sarah Larue Leininger

    Female1918–2011Female

    Benjamin F Leininger

    Male1921–1994Male

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac S Leininger

    Male1845–1917Male

    Mary Alice Albright

    Female1858–1933Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1872–1943Female

    Mary Alice Leininger

    Female1874–1932Female

    Alva Amanda Leininger

    Female1876–1939Female

    Laura L Leininger

    Female1877–1877Female

    Male1878–1953Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Leiningen.

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

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Sources (3)

  • B Frank Leininger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin F Leininger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjamin F Leininger, "United States Census, 1940"

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