Letitia R. Bennent

about 1849–5 August 1932 (Age 83)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Letitia R.

When Letitia R. Bennent was born about 1849, in Virginia, United States, her father, Jesse Lewis Bennett, was 48 and her mother, Nancy G Lyon, was 39. She died on 5 August 1932, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Lewis Bennett
Nancy G Lyon
William Bennett
Mary H Bennett
Sarah Bennett
Thomas Bennett
Letitia R. Bennent
Texanna Bennett
Judith Ann Bennett
John N. Bennett
Joel Lewis Bennett
Charles Dotson Bennett
Nancy Catherine Jane Bennett
Jesse Samuel Bennett
Nancy Bennett
Martha Ellen Bennett

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Lewis Bennett


    Nancy G Lyon




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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 12

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘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. See also Benedict .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Letty Bennett in household of Jessy L. Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lettitia R Bennett in household of Jesse L Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Letitia Bennett in household of Jesse Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"

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