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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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Maiden
1875–1959
Nancy Triplett Dowell
1879–1917
Edna Ruth Maiden
1901–1986
Reba May Maiden
1903–1922
Marie Elizabeth Maiden
1905–1924
Marion Glen Maiden
1905–1942
Louis Logan Maiden
1906–1986
Frances Marguerite Maiden
1911–1996
Alberta Tom Maiden
1913–1997
Virginia Lee Maiden
1915–1915

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Female1901–1986Female

    Reba May Maiden

    Female1903–1922Female

    Marie Elizabeth Maiden

    Female1905–1924Female

    Marion Glen Maiden

    Male1905–1942Male

    Louis Logan Maiden

    Male1906–1986Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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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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