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Samuel Bennett

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salem County, New Jersey, United States
Death: Died in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Father of Nathan Bennett; Nathaniel Bennett; Susanna Bateman; Jonathan Bennett; Obadiah Bennett and 1 other

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About Samuel Bennett

See the attached will of Samuel Bennett of Fairfield, for a list of his sons.

Samuel Bennett, born 1723 Salem Co., NJ and wife Lois Diament, b. 1725 East Hampton, Long Island, NY. They lived in Fairfield, Cumberland Co., NJ. They were members of Old Stone (Presbyterian) Church. Samuel's children included sons Nathaniel, Obadiah, Samuel, Nathan, Jonathan and daughter, Susanna.

Samuel's land adjoined that of Ephraim Buck. Son Jonathan married Judith Buck. Son Nathaniel married Sarah Bateman and his sister, Susanna, married Burgin Bateman.

See: http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?o=10&m=3340.3364.3366.1.1.2.1.1&p=surnames.bennett

According to one of the descendants' biographies, Samuel, was from Holland, and built the saw mill and flour mill at Bennett Town.

"Samuel Bennett build the first saw mill and flour mill at Bennett Town." Old Stone Church Bi-Centenniel Celebration address, Sept. 1880.

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Samuel Bennett's Timeline

1723
1723
Salem County, New Jersey, United States
1752
November 5, 1752
Age 29
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
1755
1755
Age 32
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
1758
1758
Age 35
1789
October 4, 1789
Age 66
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
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