Benjamin Ury Schrecengost (1837 - 1903)

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Benjamin Ury Schrecengost
1837 - 1903
updated March 21, 2019
Benjamin Ury Schrecengost, father to 6 children, was born around September 6, 1837 at Valley Township, Pennsylvania. He was born to Hannah Cravenor and George Schrecengost, with siblings Issac, David, Daniel, Joseph, Sarah, George, Samuel, Mary, William, and Hanna. He married Harriet Blackburn King, and they gave birth to Charles King Schrecengost, Hannah May (Schrecengost) Patrick, James Albert Schrecengost, Anna Jane (Schrecengost) Beer-Schall, Benjamin Franklin Schrecengost, and Samuel Craig Schrecengost. Benjamin died around February 14, 1903 in Pennsylvania at age 65.

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Benjamin Ury Schrecengost Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Benjamin Ury Schrecengost

First name

Benjamin

Middle name

Ury

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

Benjamin Schrecengost was born at Valley Township, in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States

Death

Benjamin Schrecengost died in Cowanshannock Township County, Pennsylvania United States

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Benjamin.

Burial / Funeral

at Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, 316 Hills Church Road, in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania United States 16201

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White

Nationality & Locations Lived

American

Religion

Lutheran

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did Benjamin move a lot? Where was his last known location?

Education

Did Benjamin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Benjamin attend?

Professions

He was a Farmer and was a Coal Miner

Personal Life & Organizations

Rose Valley Literary Society

Military Service

Did Benjamin serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

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Benjamin Ury Schrecengost Family Tree

Benjamin's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Schrecengost family tree.

Parents:

Hannah Cravenor
Apr 4, 1820 - Apr 28, 1889
George Schrecengost
Feb 2, 1815 - May 7, 1898

Siblings:

Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
George Cravenor Schrecengost
around Feb 26, 1849 - around Dec 29, 1881
Samuel Peter Schrecengost
Born: Feb 20, 1851
Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost
Born: Aug 18, 1853
William Love Schrecengost
Born: Mar 5, 1856
Hanna Susannah (Schrecengost) Bishoff
around Jul 19, 1860 - around Mar 31, 1942

Siblings:

Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Samuel Peter Schrecengost
Born: Feb 20, 1851
Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost
Born: Aug 18, 1853
William Love Schrecengost
Born: Mar 5, 1856
Hanna Susannah (Schrecengost) Bishoff
around Jul 19, 1860 - around Mar 31, 1942
Relationships:

Spouse:

Harriet Blackburn King
Apr 6, 1842 - Oct 29, 1930

Children:

Charles King Schrecengost
Aug 3, 1866 - 1925
James Albert Schrecengost
Jun 12, 1869 - Oct 10, 1932
Anna Jane (Schrecengost) Beer-Schall
Dec 14, 1870 - around Nov 29, 1948
Rose Valley, PA, United States
Benjamin Franklin Schrecengost
Mar 2, 1874 - Feb 5, 1875
Samuel Craig Schrecengost
Apr 22, 1878 - Sep 24, 1950

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Benjamin Ury Schrecengost, father to 6 children, passed away around February 14, 1903 in Pennsylvania at 65 years old. He was buried in Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He was born around September 6, 1837 at Valley Township, Pennsylvania. He was born to Hannah Cravenor and George Schrecengost, with siblings Issac, David, Daniel, Joseph, Sarah, George, Samuel, Mary, William, and Hanna. Benjamin married Harriet Blackburn King, and they gave birth to Charles King Schrecengost, Hannah May (Schrecengost) Patrick, James Albert Schrecengost, Anna Jane (Schrecengost) Beer-Schall, Benjamin Franklin Schrecengost, and Samuel Craig Schrecengost.
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1837 - 1903 World Events

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In 1837, in the year that Benjamin Ury Schrecengost was born, on February 25th, in Philadelphia, the Institute for Colored Youth (ICY) - the oldest African-American university in the United States - was founded. It was the first institution for the higher education of black people in the United States. Founded by Quaker Richard Humphreys who gave $10,000 to establish the school, it still exists today - although the location has moved and it has been renamed Cheyney University. Humphreys was concerned about the struggles of free African Americans to make a living.

In 1845, he was only 8 years old when on December 29th, Texas was admitted as the 28th state. Formerly part of Mexico, then an independent Republic, Texas consisted mainly of American settlers - English speaking - in the north and former Mexican citizens - Spanish speaking - in the south and west when admitted to the Union.

In 1871, he was 34 years old when on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

In 1880, when he was 43 years old, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1903, in the year of Benjamin Ury Schrecengost's passing, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

Other Biographies

Other Benjamin Schrecengosts

Benjamin Franklin Schrecengost
Mar 2, 1874 - Feb 5, 1875

Other Schrecengosts

Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921

Other Bios

Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
George Carl Frederick Bishoff
1858 - around May 22, 1928
William John Bishoff
around Apr 22, 1881 - around Oct 22, 1882
George Frederick Bishoff
around Jan 26, 1886 - around Feb 17, 1887
Samuel Tracy Bishoff
around Dec 15, 1887 - around Feb 20, 1911
Joseph Benjamin Bishoff
Aug 6, 1890 - Mar 23, 1980
Loyce Carl Bishoff
around Jan 21, 1893 - around Jan 2, 1898
Lester Bishoff
May 23, 1895 - February 1947
Elsie May Bishoff
May 23, 1895 - February 1947
Olive Belle Bishoff
Born: Feb 4, 1900
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