James Bennet

11 April 1695–
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Bennet was christened on 11 April 1695, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Bennet, was 33 and his mother, Janet Brown, was 34. He married Mary Walker about 1724, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

James Bennet
1695–
Mary Walker
1703–1726
Marriage: about 1724
Alexander Bennet
1725–

Spouse and Children

    Male1695–Male

    Mary Walker

    Female1703–1726Female

MARRIAGE
about 1724
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Alexander Bennet

    Male1725–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Bennet

    Male1662–Male

    Janet Brown

    Female1660–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (2)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bennett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Bennet in entry for Alexander Bennet, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Bennet, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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