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William Bennett

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Cumberland, NJ, United States
Death: January 04, 1866 (80)
Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathan Bennett and Sarah Bennett
Husband of Esther Bennett
Father of Elmer Bennett; William Bennett; Rufus Bennett; Thomas E. Bennett; Ethan Osborn Bennett and 3 others
Brother of Samuel Bennett; John Bennett; Josiah Bennett; Sarah Bennett; Abigail Bennett and 2 others

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About William Bennett

Among the good boys of the congregation who were in that grand Sabbath School celebration, when this house probably contained eight hundred persons, it is most likely that Ethan Osborn Bennett had a place. His Bennett ancestors here were Samuel, who built the saw mill and flour mill at Bennett Town ; Nathan, who was born November 5, 1752, and died June 22, 1818, and Nathan's son, who was born January 18, 1785, and died in Crawfordsville, Indiana, January 4, 1866, where his wife, Esther Elmer, born November 29, 1787, also died, December 17, 1859. This father of Ethan Osborn Bennett was for a long time an Elder of the Presbyterian Church. Ethan Osborn Bennett pursued his collegiate studies in the Rev. Dr. David Nelson's Institute, Quincy, Illinois, and his theological course partly in Yale College and partly in Oberlin College, where he was graduated in the class of 1853, and soon after became the minister of Anamosa, Iowa. There he married, November 7, 1854, Laura A. Pulsifer, of Westfield, Massachusetts. They have one son and three daughters, and all the children live with their parents in Brighton, Iowa.

Source: https://archive.org/stream/bicentennialcele00fair/bicentennialcele00fair_djvu.txt

  • Birth: unknown
  • Death: Jan. 4, 1866
  • Inscription:

80 yr 7 mo 16 days


  • Burial: Crawfordsville Cemetery Crawfordsville Washington County Iowa

Children: Esther Bennet, William Bennett, Rufus E. Bennet, Samuel Bennet, Anna Maria Bennet, George W. Bennet, Ann Bennett, Ethan Bennett, Thomas Bennett, George Or Samuel Or William Bennett

Ethan Osborne Elmer

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William Bennett's Timeline

1785
January 18, 1785
Cumberland, NJ, United States
1805
November 27, 1805
Age 20
Fairfield Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States
1810
April 22, 1810
Age 25
Fairfield Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States
1823
March 12, 1823
Age 38
1837
June 17, 1837
Age 52
1866
January 4, 1866
Age 80
Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa, United States
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