Eva Retta Danner

5 June 1882–8 May 1951 (Age 68)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eva Retta

When Eva Retta Danner was born on 5 June 1882, in Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Eli Danner, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Delila Slater, was 40. She married Oren Wilber Bennett on 14 November 1899, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Odon, Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 8 May 1951, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oren Wilber Bennett
1878–1960
Eva Retta Danner
1882–1951
Marriage: 14 November 1899
Charles Leland Bennett
1901–1969
Mabel Delilah Bennett
1903–1988
Minnie Beatrice Bennett
1910–1974
Margaret D May Bennett
1912–1983
Dale Edward Bennett
1914–1983
James Oren Bennett
1918–
Bennett
1920–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1899
Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

    Charles Leland Bennett

    Male1901–1969Male

    Mabel Delilah Bennett

    Female1903–1988Female

    Minnie Beatrice Bennett

    Female1910–1974Female

    Margaret D May Bennett

    Female1912–1983Female

    Dale Edward Bennett

    Male1914–1983Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Danner

    Male1835–1895Male

    Sarah Delila Slater

    Female1841–1919Female

siblings

(9)

    Joseph Nichols Danner

    Male1865–1928Male

    Female1867–1943Female

    Gideon Danner

    Male1871–Male

    Martha J. Danner

    Female1870–Female

    Ida Danner

    Female1873–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a forest, from Middle Low German dan, Middle High German tan ‘pine’, ‘forest’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places called Thann, named with this word, notably in Bavaria, and also in Mecklenburg and Switzerland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eva R Bennett in household of Ova W Bennett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eva R Bennet in household of Oran W Bennet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva R Danner in entry for Avid Nelvin Williams, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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