Holland Bennett

11 June 1821–27 June 1885 (Age 64)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Holland

When Holland Bennett was born on 11 June 1821, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William P Bennett Jr, was 38 and his mother, Rhoda Howe, was 27. He married Betsey W Smith on 9 March 1851, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1860 and New Hampshire, United States in 1870. He died on 27 June 1885, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Holland Bennett
1821–1885
Betsey W Smith
1827–1906
Marriage: 9 March 1851
Clara E Bennett
1855–
Emma L Bennett
1856–1923
George H Bennett
1864–1945

Spouse and Children

    Male1821–1885Male

    Betsey W Smith

    Female1827–1906Female

MARRIAGE
9 March 1851
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
children

(3)

    Clara E Bennett

    Female1855–Female

    Emma L Bennett

    Female1856–1923Female

    Male1864–1945Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 12

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Holland Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hillard Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Holland Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"

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