Abraham Sayre Bennett

26 March 1798–26 November 1855 (Age 57)
Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Abraham Sayre

When Abraham Sayre Bennett was born on 26 March 1798, in Orange, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Bennett, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Sayre, was 21. He married Catharine Fitzsimmons about 1822, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Steuben, New York, United States in 1840. He died on 26 November 1855, in Pulteney, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Abraham Sayre Bennett
Catharine Fitzsimmons
Marriage: about 1822
George Sayre Bennett

Spouse and Children

about 1822
New York, United States


    George Sayre Bennett


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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Abraham P Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A S Bennett, "United States Census, 1840"
  • A S Bennett, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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