Edwin S. Bennett

Male15 October 1872–1936

Brief Life History of Edwin S.

When Edwin S. Bennett was born on 15 October 1872, in Albany Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Bennett, was 36 and his mother, Mary M. Adams, was 29. He married Alice A. Vargason on 19 August 1896, in Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lodi, Seneca, New York, United States in 1915 and Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1930. He died in 1936, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Edwin S. Bennett
Alice A. Vargason
Marriage: 19 August 1896
Elmer E. Bennett
Horace R. Bennett
Viola May Bennett

Sources (15)

  • Edwin Bennett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin S.Bennett - Published information: birth-name: Edwin Bennett
  • Edwin S. Bennett, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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  • Marriage
    19 August 1896Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 5

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 18

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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