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Benjamin Eakins

Birth
Valley Forge, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Dec 1899 (aged 83)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot C-513
Memorial ID 15975123 · View Source
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Writer. He was a calligrapher. He spent his days hunched over a desk writing patiently, laboriously, diligently with careful pen strokes on clean sheets of beautiful parchment. The kinds of things he produced were marriage licenses, graduation diplomas and birth certificates. He encouraged his son, Thomas to become an artist and served as his model on several occasions.


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  • Created by: Chinook
  • Added: 2 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15975123
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Eakins (22 Feb 1816–30 Dec 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15975123, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Chinook (contributor 46854674) .