Mary Bennett

18 November 1809–8 November 1879 (Age 69)
Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Bennett was born on 18 November 1809, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. She married John Elbert Casey about 1827, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died on 8 November 1879, in Braggs, Lowndes, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Braggs, Lowndes, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Elbert Casey
Mary Bennett
Marriage: about 1827
Jeremiah N. Casey
Joseph C Casey
Matolda Casey
William Simpson Casey
Parthenia Jane Casey
James H. Casey
Malissa Ann Casey
Renfro Martin Casey
Sabrey E Casey
Mary Adeline Casey
Sarah Casey
Martha Isabelle Casey

Spouse and Children

about 1827
South Carolina, United States


    Jeremiah N. Casey


    William Simpson Casey


    Parthenia Jane Casey


    James H. Casey


    Malissa Ann Casey


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 10

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Mary Casey in household of John E Casey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Bennet in entry for Martha I. Leatherwood, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Mary Bennett Casey, "Find A Grave Index"

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