Ida Bennett

June 1877–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Bennett was born in June 1877, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, John J Bennett, was 25 and her mother, Mary Zieske, was 19. She lived in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1880 and Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

John J Bennett
1852–1919
Mary Zieske
1858–1936
Ida Bennett
1877–
Wilbert W. Bennett
1878–
George Bennett
1880–
Raymond Erwin Bennett Sr.
1885–1954
John Bennett
1887–
Elmer E Bennett
1889–
Ruby E Bennett
1892–
Goldie Bennett
1897–

Parents and Siblings

    John J Bennett

    Male1852–1919Male

    Mary Zieske

    Female1858–1936Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 6

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Ida Bennett in household of John Bennett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida Bennett in household of John Bennett, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Ida Bennett in household of John Bennett, "United States Census, 1900"

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