Evaline M Bennett

24 June 1855–12 October 1887 (Age 32)
Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Evaline M

When Evaline M Bennett was born on 24 June 1855, in Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Christopher Bennett, was 37 and her mother, Rachel Beauchamp, was 39. She married Joseph Thomas Helton on 18 October 1877, in Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Harrison Township, Henry, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 12 October 1887, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Heltonville, Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Helton
Evaline M Bennett
Marriage: 18 October 1877
Charles Pleasant Helton
Gertrude Estell Helton
Mary L Helton
Elsie C Helton

Spouse and Children

18 October 1877
Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Eveline Bennett in household of Christopher Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Evaline Bennett in household of Christofer Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eva M Helton in household of Joseph T Helton, "United States Census, 1880"

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