Henry Bennett

1795–
Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bennett was born in March 1795, in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Bennett, was 38 and his mother, Abigail, was 34.

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Samuel Bennett
1757–
Abigail
1761–
William Hawley Bennett
1783–
Clarissa Bennett
1790–
Willis Bennett
1792–
Henry Bennett
1795–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

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