benjamin augustus short III

–1999
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States

The Life of benjamin augustus

benjamin augustus short III was born as the son of benjamin augustus short II and Alice Hope Cain. He died in April 1999, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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benjamin augustus short II
–2003
Alice Hope Cain
1939–1975
benjamin augustus short III
–1999

Parents & Siblings

  • benjamin augustus short II

    Male–2003Male

  • Female1939–1975Female

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World Events (3)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

Possible Related Names

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

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