Serena Benson

Brief Life History of Serena

When Serena Benson was born in 1935, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, her father, George B. Benson, was 23 and her mother, Elsa Benson, was 20. She died on 8 September 2000, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 65.

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George B. Benson
Elsa Benson
Serena Benson
George Bernard Benson
Patricia L. Benson

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    World Events (3)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1935 · The Social Security Act

    This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

    1952 · United Nations is Headquartered in New York City

    The United Nations was officially organized on October 24, 1945 with representatives from 50 countries. New York City became the permanent Headquarters of the United Nations in 1952.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.

    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’.

    Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

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