Benjamin C. Asbury

26 November 1900–
Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States

The Life of Benjamin C.

When Benjamin C. Asbury was born on 26 November 1900, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, his father, Francis Joseph Asbury, was 27 and his mother, Laura Rebecca Crawford, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Francis Joseph Asbury
1873–1907
Laura Rebecca Crawford
1878–1940
PVT. Vernon Dean Asbury , USA
1896–1958
Porter Lewis Asbury
1898–1967
William F Asbury
1900–
Benjamin C. Asbury
1900–
Pauline J. Asbury
1903–
Lucille Asbury
1906–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Joseph Asbury

    Male1873–1907Male

    Laura Rebecca Crawford

    Female1878–1940Female

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 13

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands):1. habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’. 2. from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Benj C. Asbury, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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