When Robert Bennett was born about 1775, in Baltimore City, Maryland, United States, his father, Thomas Bennett Jr, was 36 and his mother, Keturah Tevis, was 30. He married Elizabeth Phillips on 19 January 1805, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died about 1832, in his hometown, at the age of 59.
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.
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