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George Washington Bible Bennett

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
Death: May 1864 (33)
Civil War, Pendleton, West Virginia (Died in US Civil War, 1864)
Immediate Family:

Son of Elijah Bennett and Barbara Hannah Bennett
Husband of Hannah Catherine Bennett
Father of Junius Anderson Bennett; America Frances Calhoun; Marcellus Bennett; Martin Decatur Bennett; Mary Jane Zickefoose and 1 other
Brother of Hannah Bennett; Elizabeth Bennett; Susannah "Susan" Bennett; Mary Bennett; Phoebe Raines and 4 others

Managed by: Brian S Palmer
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About George Washington Bible Bennett

Birth: 1831, USA Death: May, 1864 Pendleton County West Virginia, USA

George was at his father's house in the Bland Hills when it was raided by the Swamp Dragons, a violent local militia group with loose ties to the Union. The Swamps chased George into the yard where they tortured and killed him. George had Confederate sympathies but was not in uniform. After his death, George's grieving father chiseled this headstone by hand. It reads: HERE+LIES+G.B.B. KILD+BY+THE+SWOMPS MAY+THE+2?+1864 AGE 33+?M 24D MURDERED I SAY


Family links:

Parents:
 Elijah Bennett (1795 - 1871)

Children:
 Martin Decatur Bennett (1862 - 1946)*
 Mary J. Bennett Zickefoose (1865 - 1913)*

Sibling:
 George Washington Bible Bennett (1831 - 1864)
 Martha Virginia Bennett Schartiger (1837 - 1925)*
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Burial: John Warner Cemetery Pendleton County West Virginia, USA


Created by: Barbara Pendleton Record added: Apr 22, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 68764264


Birth: 1831, USA Death: May, 1864 Pendleton County West Virginia, USA

George was at his father's house in the Bland Hills when it was raided by the Swamp Dragons, a violent local militia group with loose ties to the Union. The Swamps chased George into the yard where they tortured and killed him. George had Confederate sympathies but was not in uniform. After his death, George's grieving father chiseled this headstone by hand. It reads: HERE+LIES+G.B.B. KILD+BY+THE+SWOMPS MAY+THE+2?+1864 AGE 33+?M 24D MURDERED I SAY


Family links:

Parents:
 Elijah Bennett (1795 - 1871)

Children:
 Martin Decatur Bennett (1862 - 1946)*
 Mary J. Bennett Zickefoose (1865 - 1913)*

Sibling:
 George Washington Bible Bennett (1831 - 1864)
 Martha Virginia Bennett Schartiger (1837 - 1925)*
  • Calculated relationship

Burial: John Warner Cemetery Pendleton County West Virginia, USA


Created by: Barbara Pendleton Record added: Apr 22, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 68764264

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George Washington Bible Bennett's Timeline

1831
1831
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
1854
1854
Age 23
Pendleton, WV, United States
1856
1856
Age 25
1857
April 9, 1857
Age 26
Pendleton, WV, United States
1862
June 1862
Age 31
Pendleton, West Virginia
1863
1863
Age 32
Pendleton, WV, United States
1864
May 1864
Age 33
Pendleton, West Virginia
1867
1867
Age 33
Pendleton, WV, United States