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Joseph Bennett

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: 1863 (70)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Bennett and Mary Bennett
Husband of Margaret Bennett
Father of "Abel" Abraham Bennett; Susannah Johnson; Joseph (IV) Bennett, IV; Hezekiah Bennett; Enos Bennett and 6 others
Brother of Betsy Bennett; Robert Bennett; Susan Bennett; Rachel Bennett; John Bennett and 3 others

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About Joseph Bennett

Joseph Bennett

Before the war

He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 7, 8, 9). He was 25 years old when he was enlisted (4, 7 [23 in 1860], 8 [31 in 1870], 9 [44 in 1880]).

In 1860, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with Joseph and Margaret Bennett (presumably his parents), along with other people (7). He was a farm laborer (7).

He was a farmer when he was enlisted (4).

Description

He was 5 feet 9-1/2 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 4). He was enlisted and mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5 [10 Sep]). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He served as a private in company F (1).

He was discharged by general order on 22 June 1865 (1, 3 [1 Jun 64], 5).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (post office Chaneysville) (8). He was living with his wife Ann Marie and his children Cornelia and Irvin (8). He was laboring on a farm (8).

On 21 April 1871, he applied successfully for a pension (10).

Sometime in the 1870's, he swore a statement supporting James Aaron's application for a pension (6).

In 1880, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Ann Maria, his children C Delia, Irvin, Appalona, Elwood, and Robert, and a farm worker (9). He was farming (9).

In 1890, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford Township, Pennsylvania (5).

He was buried in the Mount Zion Graveyard, in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (2).

On 27 February 1890, his minor dependent, Charles [?] William Popeln [?], applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (10).

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Joseph Bennett's Timeline

1793
1793
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
1825
March 1825
Age 32
Cheneysville, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
1827
March 1827
Age 34
Chaneysville, Pennsylvania, United States
1828
1828
Age 35
Chaneysville, Pennsylvania, United States
1828
Age 35
Chaneysville, Pennsylvania, United States
1833
September 9, 1833
Age 40
PA, USA
1835
1835
Age 42
Chaneysville, Pennsylvania, United States
1838
1838
Age 45
Chaneysville, Pennsylvania, United States
1840
1840
Age 47
1842
1842
Age 49
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States