Harriet Seammell Bensted (1873 - 1949)

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Harriet Seammell Bensted
1873 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Harriet Seammell Bensted was born in 1873. She was born to Welsh Charles Dougl Bensted and Elizabeth Henriet Tanner Bensted, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Werribee, Australia at 76 years old.

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Welsh Charles Dougl Bensted
Werribee, Australia

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Harriet Seammell Bensted died in 1949 in Werribee, Australia at age 76. She was born in 1873. She was born to Welsh Charles Dougl Bensted and Elizabeth Henriet Tanner Bensted, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1873 - 1949 World Events

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In 1873, in the year that Harriet Seammell Bensted was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

In 1896, she was 23 years old when on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1907, at the age of 34 years old, Harriet was alive when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1919, she was 46 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1949, in the year of Harriet Seammell Bensted's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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Jane Billingham
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Charles Frederick Losewitiz
1865 - 1949
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John James Emonson
1883 - 1949
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Leslie James Parker
1893 - 1949
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Wbee, Australia
Mary Young Parker
Wbee, Australia
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