Harriet Jane Bennett

1825–19 January 1901 (Age 76)
Milo, Yates, New York, United States

The Life of Harriet Jane

When Harriet Jane Bennett was born in 1825, in Milo, Yates, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Bennett Jr, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Linkletter, was 23. She married George Dusinberre about 1848, in Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died on 19 January 1901, in Milo, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 76.

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George Dusinberre
Harriet Jane Bennett
Marriage: about 1848
Alice Dusenberry
Flora Dusinberre
Carrie Dusinberre

Spouse and Children

about 1848
Yates, New York, United States


    Alice Dusenberry


    Flora Dusinberre


    Carrie Dusinberre


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 21

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)

  • Hariett Dusinberne in household of Geo Dusinberne, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Harriett J Dusinberre in household of Geo Dusinberre, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Harriett J Dusinberne in household of Geo Dusinberne, "New York State Census, 1865"

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