James Madison Bennett

1 July 1896–May 1969 (Age 72)
Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Madison

When James Madison Bennett was born on 1 July 1896, in Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Madison Bennett, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Delilah Bobo, was 27. He lived in Cross Keys, Union, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Cross Keys Township, Union, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died in May 1969, in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cross Keys, Union, South Carolina, United States.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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  • James M Bennett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James M Bennett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James M Bennett in household of James Bennett, "United States Census, 1900"

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