John C. Bennett

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John C. Bennett

Birthplace: Fairhaven, MA, United States
Death: August 05, 1867 (63)
Polk City, IA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bennett and Abigail Bennett
Husband of Sarah Bennett and Mary Ann Bennett
Father of Mary Rice; George C. Bennett and Joseph Barker Bennett
Brother of Abigail Bennett and Abigail Cooke Bennett

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About John C. Bennett

John C. Bennett abandoned his family with his first wife at McConnelsville, Morgan, Ohio about 1842.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

'...John Cook Bennett (August 3, 1804 – August 5, 1867) was an American physician and a ranking and influential—but short-lived—leader of the Latter Day Saint movement, who acted as second in command to Joseph Smith, Jr. for a brief period in the early 1840s..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John C. Bennett', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 1 November 2010, 23:38 UTC, <> [accessed 6 January 2011]


The Saintly Scoundrel: the Life and Times of Dr. John Cook Bennett. By Andrew F. Smith. 1997.

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John C. Bennett's Timeline

August 3, 1804
Fairhaven, MA, United States
McConnelsville, Morgan, Ohio, United States
McConnelsville, Morgan, OH, United States
December 1828
August 5, 1867
Age 63
Polk City, IA, United States