Rexie Bennett

Brief Life History of Rexie

When Rexie Bennett was born on 16 September 1865, in Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Prescot Bennett, was 45 and her mother, Mary Lavina Clark, was 23. She married Edwin W Chase on 21 October 1888, in Prairie du Chien, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States. She died on 8 April 1921, in Guttenberg, Clayton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 55.

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Edwin W Chase
1856–1923
Rexie Bennett
1865–1921
Marriage: 21 October 1888

Sources (13)

  • Rexey Chase in household of Edwin W Chase, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rexie Bennett, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Rexie Bennet, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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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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