Margaret Thelma Bennett

7 May 1907–9 December 1994 (Age 87)
Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret Thelma

Margaret Thelma Bennett was born on 7 May 1907, in Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States as the daughter of Sibley M Bennett and Mary Hutchinson. She married James Murle Pitzer on 8 May 1926, in Bridgeport, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Magisterial District, Marion, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 December 1994, in Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Farmington, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Murle Pitzer
Margaret Thelma Bennett
Marriage: 8 May 1926
Martha Ann Pitzer
Patricia Louise Pitzer

Spouse and Children

8 May 1926
Bridgeport, Harrison, West Virginia, United States


    Martha Ann Pitzer


    Patricia Louise Pitzer


Parents and Siblings

    Sibley M Bennett


    Mary Hutchinson




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 7

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Margrett T Pitzer in household of James M Pitzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Pitzer in household of Murle Pitzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Thelma Bennett in entry for Curtis Ottawa Fawley and Patricia Louise Pitzer, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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