Reiner Herman Benting

Male20 February 1890–29 October 1944

Brief Life History of Reiner Herman

When Reiner Herman Benting was born on 20 February 1890, in Thomasboro, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, Hermann Reiners Bünting Sr, was 25 and his mother, Esebel Thompson, was 22. He married Olga Ida Beyer on 28 August 1913, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Stanton Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 29 October 1944, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Reiner Herman Benting
Olga Ida Beyer
Marriage: 28 August 1913
Irene Marie Betts

Sources (10)

  • Reiner Benting, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reiner H Benting, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Reiner Herman Benting, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1913Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 2

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 16

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: see Bentinck .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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