John S. Bennett

9 August 1789–24 May 1871 (Age 81)
Chemung, New York, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Bennett was born on 9 August 1789, in Chemung, New York, United States, his father, Justus Bennett, was 46 and his mother, Nancy Pittman, was 35. He married Mary Polly Smith on 17 May 1815, in Wayne, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Steuben, New York, United States in 1820 and Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 24 May 1871, in Hamburg, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Livingston, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John S. Bennett
Mary Polly Smith
Marriage: 17 May 1815
Elizabeth E Bennett
Mary Jane Bennett
Miss Bennett
Isaac Bennett
Nancy Bennett
Helem Bennett
Alfred Bennett
Albert Bennett
Henry Bennett
Celinda Bennett
John W. Bennett
Horace A. Bennett

Spouse and Children

17 May 1815
Wayne, Steuben, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 8

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 23

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 (3)

  • John S Bennett, "United States Census, 1820"
  • John L Bennett in household of John Bennett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John S Bennett, "United States Census, 1850"

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