James Bennett

about 1835–
Alabama, United States

The Life of James

When James Bennett was born about 1835, in Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas B. Bennett, was 32 and his mother, Prudence Ship, was 21. He lived in Butler, Alabama, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Thomas B. Bennett
1803–1878
Prudence Ship
1814–1881
William Mathison Bennett
1829–1863
James Bennett
1835–
Thomas Bradley Bennett
1830–1914
Miss Bennett
1831–
Harriet Bennett
1833–1861
Isabella Bennett
1836–1905
Jane Prucillia Bennett
1838–
George Crittenden Bennett
1840–
Joseph Bennett
1842–
Eliza Caroline Bennett
1844–1919
Elizabeth J. Bennett
1846–1880
Daniel Dozier Bennett
1848–1905
Walter C. Bennett
1851–1943

Parents and Siblings

    Male1803–1878Male

    Prudence Ship

    Female1814–1881Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 14

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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 (1)

  • James Bennett in household of Thomas Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"

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