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
Eva Retta Danner
Marriage: 14 November 1899
Charles Leland Bennett
Mabel Delilah Bennett
Minnie Beatrice Bennett
Margaret D May Bennett
Dale Edward Bennett
James Oren Bennett

Spouse and Children

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


    Charles Leland Bennett


    Mabel Delilah Bennett


    Minnie Beatrice Bennett


    Margaret D May Bennett


    Dale Edward Bennett


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Danner


    Sarah Delila Slater




    Joseph Nichols Danner



    Gideon Danner


    Martha J. Danner


    Ida Danner


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

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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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