Nehemiah M. Bennett

June 1833–11 February 1911 (Age 77)
Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Nehemiah M.

When Nehemiah M. Bennett was born in June 1833, in Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Samual Bennett, was 30 and his mother, Martha A May, was 27. He married Sarah Hutchins West on 9 November 1864, in Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Orange Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1870 and Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 February 1911, at the age of 77, and was buried in Balcom Cemetery, Berlin Center, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah M. Bennett
1833–1911
Sarah Hutchins West
1841–1916
Marriage: 9 November 1864
Etta May Bennett
1867–1916
Floy M. Bennett
1869–1948
Charlotta Sarah or Lottie Bennett
1873–
Vina Bennett
1878–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1864Ionia, Michigan, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1837
    Age 4
    Michigan is the 26th state.
    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 21
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 86539;2007: 181770; 2010: 247599)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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Sources (21)

    • Bennett in entry for Vina Bennett, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Nehemiah Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Nemiah Bennett in entry for Seymore J. Barkwell and Urina Bennett, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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