Andrew Jackson Bennett

10 December 1899–4 March 1961 (Age 61)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Bennett was born on 10 December 1899, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, John C Bennett, was 66 and his mother, Parilee Smithson, was 36. He married Mattie Lee Bain on 13 January 1925, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 10, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 16, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 4 March 1961, in Fannin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Morganton, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Bennett
Mattie Lee Bain
Marriage: 13 January 1925
Opal B Bennett
Inez Bennett Pitts
Altie Bennett
Virginia Bennett

Spouse and Children

13 January 1925
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States



    Altie Bennett


    Inez Bennett Pitts


    Virginia Bennett


Parents and Siblings

    John C Bennett


    Parilee Smithson




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 7

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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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Sources (3)

  • John Bennett in household of John C Bennett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jack Bennett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jack Bennett, "United States Census, 1940"

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