Letitia R. Bennent

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

The Life Summary 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
1801–1887
Nancy G Lyon
1810–1887
William Bennett
1828–
Mary H Bennett
1829–1901
Sarah Bennett
1831–
Thomas Bennett
1839–1862
Letitia R. Bennent
1849–1932
Texanna Bennett
1853–1926
Judith Ann Bennett
1835–1880
John N. Bennett
1835–
Joel Lewis Bennett
1837–1923
Charles Dotson Bennett
1840–1910
Nancy Catherine Jane Bennett
1844–1925
Jesse Samuel Bennett
1844–1894
Nancy Bennett
1848–
Martha Ellen Bennett
1848–1918

Parents and Siblings

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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. 
1863
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 , 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.

Possible Related Names

Bennet
Bennitt
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Dittus
Benedict
Bennette
Benett
Bennight
Bennison

Sources (5)

  • Letty Bennett in household of Jessy L. Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lettie Rachal Bennett, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Lettitia R Bennett in household of Jesse L Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"

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