Dorothy Marie Bennett

29 August 1915–5 March 2010 (Age 94)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dorothy Marie

When Dorothy Marie Bennett was born on 29 August 1915, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, David Sidney Bennett, was 49 and her mother, Ella Emerson, was 37. She lived in Dobson, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 5 March 2010, at the age of 94.

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Raymond Columbus Hicks
Dorothy Marie Bennett

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    Carrie Rose Glenn


    Nonnie E. Bennett


    Gladys Lillian Bennett



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 3

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Marie Bennett in household of Sid Bennett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Marie Bennett, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Mrs Marie Bennett Hicks in entry for Raymond Columbus Hicks, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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