Sylvinia Rood

26 March 1790–23 September 1880 (Age 90)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sylvinia

When Sylvinia Rood was born on 26 March 1790, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elijah Rood, was 41 and her mother, Martha Stephens, was 39. She married Thomas Bennett on 4 January 1806, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Steuben, New York, United States in 1860 and Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 23 September 1880, in Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Bennett
Sylvinia Rood
Marriage: 4 January 1806
Marinda Bennett
Colin William Bennett
Christopher Bennett
David Bennett
Thankful Bennett
Hiram Bennett
Elias Bennett
Nelson Bennett
Andrew Bennett
Maria Bennett
Thomas H Bennett Jr.
Ira R Bennett
Sylvia Bennett
George D Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1806New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs
    Age 1
    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 29
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: nickname for someone with red hair, from Middle Dutch ro(e)de ‘red’.English: topographic name for someone who lived by a village or town cross (Middle English rōde, roode, Old English rōd(e)).English: topographic name for someone who lived by a woodland clearing, from an unrecorded Middle English rōd(e), rood, Old English rēod(e). This name would have been synonymous with Road (see Rhode 1) and the two names were therefore interchangeable, especially in Somerset and Devon.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (6)

    • Sylvia Bennett in household of Thomas Bennett, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Sylvania Bennett in household of Elias Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sylvania Rood Bennett, "Find A Grave Index"

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