Mattie B. Bennett

November 1880–1975 (Age 94)
Sequatchie, Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mattie B.

When Mattie B. Bennett was born in November 1880, in Sequatchie, Marion, Tennessee, United States, her father, John B. Bennett, was 28 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Jane Havron, was 23. She lived in District 1362, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States in 1910. She died in 1975, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 95.

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John B. Bennett
Sarah "Sally" Jane Havron
Swann Burrell Bennett
Mattie B. Bennett
Willie Mae Bennett

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 1
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated
Age 7
On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 26
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Mattson Bennett in household of C S Boggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mattie Bennett in household of Swain B Bennett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie B Bennet in household of Clarence S Boggs, "United States Census, 1910"

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