Rebecca Bennett

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Bennett was born in 1794, in Scioto, Ohio, United States, her father, Robert Bennett, was 35 and her mother, Catherine Jacobs, was 35. She married John Bennett on 9 December 1815, in Scioto, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1853, at the age of 59.

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Rebecca Bennett
James M Bennett
Martha Bennet
Elizabeth M Bennett
William H. Bennett
Julianne Bennett
Mary Mahala Bennett

Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Bennett, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Rebecca Bennett, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958"

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘blessed’. In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .

Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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