Rachel Long Bennett

Brief Life History of Rachel Long

When Rachel Long Bennett was born on 21 September 1816, in Tinicum, Tinicum Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Stephen Bennett, was 34 and her mother, Jane Long, was 30.

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Stephen Bennett
1782–1852
Jane Long
1786–1821
Eliza Mckeen Bennett
1809–
William Bennet
1811–
Stephen Bennet
1813–
Rachel Long Bennett
1816–
Levi Bennet
1821–1821

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    World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘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. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

    German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .

    Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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