Robert Francis Bennett

1848–17 August 1933 (Age 85)
Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland

The Life of Robert Francis

When Robert Francis Bennett was born in 1848, in Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland, his father, Robert Bennett, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Redpath, was 20. He married Susanna Buck on 5 November 1872, in Koroit, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 17 August 1933, in Laang, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Terang, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Robert Francis Bennett
1848–1933
Susanna Buck
1854–1918
Marriage: 5 November 1872
Thomas Bennett
1873–1960
Robert Bennett
1874–1894
John Henry Bennett
1875–1956
Elizabeth Ann Bennett
1876–1953
Edward Bennett
1878–1956
Martha Bennett
1879–1966
Susanna Bennett
1880–1974
George Bennett
1882–1935
Margaret Bennett
1884–1970
William Bennett
1885–1943
Sophia Bennett
1887–1927
Grace Bennett
1888–1976
Mary Bennett
1889–1979
Mary Bennett
1890–1979
David James Bennett
1892–1969
Frances Emma Bennett
1893–1978
Margery (Marjory) Bennett
1895–1981
Robert Bennett
1896–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1872
Koroit, Victoria, Australia
children

(18)

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Parents and Siblings

    Robert Bennett

    Male1828–1849Male

    Elizabeth Ann Redpath

    Female1828–1912Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1867

Age 19

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 22

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1877

Age 29

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Robert Bennett, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"
  • Robert Bennett, "Find A Grave Index"

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