Jane Gordon Bennett

9 April 1815–1 February 1897 (Age 81)
Setauket, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jane Gordon

When Jane Gordon Bennett was born on 9 April 1815, in Setauket, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States, her father, Israel Bennett, was 40 and her mother, Charity Smalling, was 28. She married Benjamin Robinson Hulse in 1840, in Setauket, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 February 1897, in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Panaca Memorial Park, Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Robinson Hulse
Jane Gordon Bennett
Marriage: 1840
Elizabeth Ann Hulse
David Hulse
Anna Hulse
Avilda Angelina Hulse
Benjamin Hulse
James Madison Hulse
Daniel Sylvester Hulse

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840Setauket, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 12
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 31
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘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. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life of Benjamin R. Hulse, written by his daughter, Clara H. Eldredge.

    Father, Benjamin R. Hulse was born January 3, 1815, in Long Island, New York. He was the son of James and Anna Robinson Hulse. He attended a Mormon meeting with a young lady, Jane Bennett. He wen …

    Sources (8)

    • Jane Hulce in household of Benjn Hulce, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Gordon Bennett - death:
    • Jane Hulse in household of Benjamin R Hulse, "United States Census, 1850"

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