Jerry Allen Bennett

28 May 1875–1953 (Age 77)
York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jerry Allen

When Jerry Allen Bennett was born on 28 May 1875, in York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, James Andrew Bennett, was 24 and his mother, Mary Jane Thompson, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Blanche Etta Sharer. He lived in Suez Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Sumner Township, Warren, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1953, in Norwood, Mercer, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mercer, Illinois, United States.

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Jerry Allen Bennett
Blanche Etta Sharer
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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 2
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 21
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (11)

  • J A Bennett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jerry A Bennett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jerry A Bennett in household of James Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"

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