Ira R. Bennett

1828–1898 (Age 70)
Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Ira R.

When Ira R. Bennett was born in September 1828, in Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Bennett, was 44 and his mother, Sylvinia Rood, was 38. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 25 September 1898, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Bennett
1784–1856
Sylvinia Rood
1790–1880
William Bennett
1806–1869
Marinda Bennett
1806–1878
Christopher Bennett
1810–1811
David Bennett
1812–1826
Thankful Bennett
1814–1814
Hiram Bennett
1815–1883
Elias Bennett
1818–1895
Nelson Bennett
1820–1821
Andrew Bennett
1822–1824
Maria Bennett
1824–1906
Thomas Bennett Jr.
1826–1893
Ira R. Bennett
1828–1898
Sylvia Bennett
1830–1900
George D. Bennett
1833–1864

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1855

Age 27

The Town of North Greenbush was formed 23 February 1855 when the Town of Greenbush was divided into the towns of East and North Greenbush.

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.

Sources (1)

  • Ira R Bennett, "United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938"

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