Mattie Bennett

14 June 1916–26 November 1999 (Age 83)
Holmes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mattie

Mattie Bennett was born on 14 June 1916, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States. She died on 26 November 1999, in Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Rathell Swinney
1915–1967
Mattie Bennett
1916–1999

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 9

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 23

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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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