Hiram Bennett

1815–1883 (Age 68)
Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Bennett was born on 1 September 1815, in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Bennett, was 30 and his mother, Sylvinia Rood, was 25. He married Eliza Doty on 1 May 1850, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1883, in Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Bennett
1815–1883
Eliza Doty
1825–1908
Marriage: 1 May 1850
Mary Estelle Bennett
1853–1926
Frank H. Bennett
1858–

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MARRIAGE
1 May 1850
Steuben, New York, United States
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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Hiram Bennett, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Hiram Bennett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"

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