Henry Harvey Bennett

MaleNovember 1860–5 April 1936

Brief Life History of Henry Harvey

When Henry Harvey Bennett was born in November 1860, in Bureau, Illinois, United States, his father, Humphrey Bennett Jr, was 38 and his mother, Laura Melvin Blanchard, was 35. He married Jennie E Craig on 5 March 1885, in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 5 April 1936, in Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harvey Bennett
Jennie E Craig
Marriage: 5 March 1885
James Craig Bennett
Roy Harvey Bennett
Byrle H Bennett

Sources (27)

  • Henry Bennett in household of Humphrey Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Harvey Bennett, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Henry Harvey Bennett in entry for Roy Harvey Bennett, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1885Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 1

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Story Highlight

    1963 James C Bennett -- Excerpts taken from a story written by Craig Bennett

    In Idaho Falls, Idaho, in 1963, the temperatures were dropping well below zero and rising briefly to more than forty degrees within a two-week period. No matter the weather,Jim tended dutifully to hi …

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