Joshua Holden Bennett

22 November 1792–6 August 1865 (Age 72)
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Joshua Holden

When Joshua Holden Bennett was born on 22 November 1792, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Bennett, was 34 and his mother, Mary Walker, was 33. He married Eleanor Richardson on 8 October 1815, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 6 August 1865, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Holden Bennett
Eleanor Richardson
Marriage: 8 October 1815
Ellen Bennett
Rebecca Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1815Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 8
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 20
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (9)

    • Joshua Bennett, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
    • Joshua Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joshua Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"

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