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Dr Benjamin Franklin Bache
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1801
Death: Nov. 2, 1881

United States Naval Surgeon. An 1823 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's medical school, he entered the United States Navy in 1824.

Surgeon's Mate, 9 July, 1824. Surgeon, 3 January, 1828. Retired List, 7 February, 1863. Medical Director, Retired List, 3 March, 1871.

During the Civil War he helped re-organize the United States Navy medical department, often in the face of fierce opposition to his reforms.

He was the son of William Bache, and the great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Bache (1773 - 1820)
  Catherine Wistar Bache (1770 - 1820)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Lawson Bache (1798 - 1876)
  Elizabeth Huddell Cook Bache (1818 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Rosalie Sully Bache Bates (1841 - 1920)*
  Helen M. Bache Bogert (1843 - 1902)*
  Elizabeth Bache Huntington (1851 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Bache Hodge (1798 - 1849)*
  Emma Elizabeth Bache (1799 - 1861)*
  Benjamin Franklin Bache (1801 - 1881)
  Emma Mary Bache (1803 - 1813)*
  Catherine Wistar Bache (1805 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 168, Lot 20780
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Nov 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44577348
Dr Benjamin Franklin Bache
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Dr Benjamin Franklin Bache
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Dr Benjamin Franklin Bache
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- Rubbings
 Added: Jun. 29, 2012
Bache, Benjamin F.Surgeon's Mate, 9 July, 1824. Surgeon, 3 January, 1828. Retired List, 7 February, 1863. Medical Director, Retired List, 3 March, 1871. Died 2 November, 1881.
- Rubbings
 Added: Jan. 30, 2012
My distant cousin. In honor of your military service, rest in peace.
- c j
 Added: Nov. 5, 2011
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