Eli Bennett

4 November 1835–7 January 1911 (Age 75)
Pendleton, Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Eli

When Eli Bennett was born on 4 November 1835, in Pendleton, Louisa, Virginia, United States, his father, James Clark Bennett, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Wimer, was 28. He married Mary Catharine Simmons on 7 November 1867, in Pendleton, Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pendleton, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Circleville, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 7 January 1911, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Bennett
1835–1911
Mary Catharine Simmons
1844–1908
Marriage: 7 November 1867
George Adam Bennett
1868–1942
James Kenny Bennett
1875–
Henry Emanuel Bennett
1872–1966
Lafayette Bennett
1875–1948
Sylvanus Clay Bennett
1878–1926
James Kenneth Bennett
1885–1959
Bennett
1885–

Spouse and Children

    Male1835–1911Male

    Mary Catharine Simmons

    Female1844–1908Female

MARRIAGE
7 November 1867
Pendleton, Louisa, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    George Adam Bennett

    Male1868–1942Male

    Male1872–1966Male

    James Kenny Bennett

    Male1875–Male

    Male1875–1948Male

    Sylvanus Clay Bennett

    Male1878–1926Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 9

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 26

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. 

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eli Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eli Bennett in household of James Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eli Bennett in household of James Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"

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