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Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning (1853 - 1916)

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Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning
1853 - 1916
Born
September 17, 1853
New York, United States
Death
November 5, 1916
Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, United States
Last Known Residence
Pueblo, Colorado
Summary
Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning of Pueblo, Colorado was born on September 17, 1853 in New York United States to Horatio Nelson Millard and Jemima Mary (Winne) Millard. She married William Joseph Benning on December 24, 1873 in Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, and they were married until Immogene's death on November 5, 1916. Immogene and William had children Walter Joseph Benning, George Lawrence Benning, Lloyd Harold Benning, Lois (Benning) Los Kamp, William Nelson Benning, Henry Clay Benning, Walter J. Benning, Cora Mary Benning, Mabel Benning, and Grace Benning.
Updated: November 25, 2022
Biography ID: 192556174

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Pueblo, Colorado
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September 17, 1853
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New York United States
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November 5, 1916
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Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa United States
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Pneumonia for 3 weeks
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Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning of Pueblo, Colorado was born on September 17, 1853 in New York United States to Horatio Nelson Millard and Jemima Mary (Winne) Millard. She married William Joseph Benning on December 24, 1873 in Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, and they were married until Immogene's death on November 5, 1916. Immogene and William had children Walter Joseph Benning, George Lawrence Benning, Lloyd Harold Benning, Lois (Benning) Los Kamp, William Nelson Benning, Henry Clay Benning, Walter J. Benning, Cora Mary Benning, Mabel Benning, and Grace Benning.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning lived 9 years shorter than the average Millard family member when she died at the age of 63.
The average age of a Millard family member is 72.
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1853 - 1916 World Events

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In 1853, in the year that Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning was born, in May, Levi Strauss & Co. was founded in San Francisco. In the 1870's, the company began manufacturing denim overalls and their first pair of Levis 501 jeans were introduced in the 1890s.

In 1881, she was 28 years old when on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

In 1899, she was 46 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1909, at the age of 56 years old, Immogene was alive when Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1916, in the year of Immogene Nelson (Millard) Benning's passing, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

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