George D. Bennett

1833–1864 (Age 31)
Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of George D.

When George D. Bennett was born on 1 April 1833, in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Bennett, was 48 and his mother, Sylvinia Rood, was 43. He married Zoa Black in May 1854. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Doniphan, Kansas, United States in 1858. He died on 14 August 1864, in Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Bellemont Cemetery, Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas, United States.

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George D. Bennett
Zoa Black
Marriage: May 1854
Flora Bennett
Bertha Bennett

Spouse & Children

May 1854


  • Flora Bennett


  • Bertha Bennett


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World Events (4)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 28

Kansas is the 34th state

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Bennett, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • George Bennet in household of Thomas Bennet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George D. Bennett, "Find A Grave Index"

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