Doris Ellen Benson

14 February 1900–13 March 1970 (Age 70)
Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Doris Ellen

When Doris Ellen Benson was born on 14 February 1900, in Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, William Arvin Benjamin Benson, was 30 and her mother, Phoebe Birdie Snyder, was 29. She married Frederick Heart Burrer on 14 May 1921, in Huron, Ohio, United States. She died on 13 March 1970, in Monroeville, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70.

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Frederick Heart Burrer
Doris Ellen Benson
Marriage: 14 May 1921

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14 May 1921
Huron, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Benne, a pet form of Benedict ( see Benn ).2 English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of a pet form of the personal name Beniamin ( see Bien , Benjamin ) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doris E Burris in household of Frederick H Burrer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris E Burrer in household of Frederick H Burrer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris Benson in household of Arvin Benson, "United States Census, 1920"

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