Benjamin Franklin Maiden

19 May 1875–15 August 1959 (Age 84)
Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Maiden was born on 19 May 1875, in Pike, Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Maiden, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Frances Pritchett, was 32. He had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with Nancy Triplett Dowell. He lived in New Harmony, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Indian Township, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 15 August 1959, in Bowling Green, Pike, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Maiden
Nancy Triplett Dowell
Edna Ruth Maiden
Reba May Maiden
Marie Elizabeth Maiden
Marion Glen Maiden
Louis Logan Maiden
Frances Marguerite Maiden
Alberta Tom Maiden
Virginia Lee Maiden

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    Reba May Maiden


    Marie Elizabeth Maiden


    Marion Glen Maiden


    Louis Logan Maiden


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a man of effeminate appearance, from Middle English maiden, the usual word for a young girl (Old English mægden).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Maiden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjaman Maiden in household of Jackson Maiden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Maiden in entry for Alberta Tom Hill, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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