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AARON BENNETT

FAMILY HISTORY

Compiled & Submitted by Bill Bennett

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. AARON1 BENNETT was born Bef. 1775, and died Unknown. He married ELIZABETH UNK. She was born Bef. 1775.

Children of AARON BENNETT and ELIZABETH UNK are:

2. i. JOHN2 BENNETT, b. 1800, Emanuel cty,Georgia; d. Bef. January 10, 1873, Emanuel cty extracts Georgia Newspaper Clipping by Tad Evans.

ii. BENJAMIN L BENNETT, b. 1802.

iii. ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. May 30, 1802.

iv. MARY BENNETT, b. 1804.

v. PATIENCE BENNETT, b. 1806.

vi. MARY ANNA BENNETT, b. 1813.

vii. SUSAN BENNETT, b. 1814.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. JOHN2 BENNETT (AARON1) was born 1800 in Emanuel cty,Georgia, and died Bef. January 10, 1873 in Emanuel cty extracts Georgia Newspaper Clipping by Tad Evans. He married MARGARET KENT in Emanuel cty,Georgia. She was born 1814 in Emanuel cty,Georgia, and died Abt. 1881.

 

More About JOHN BENNETT:

Will: February 08, 1845, Emanuel cty book A wills,pg 53-55 LWT of Thomas Kent to son in law John Bennett

Children of JOHN BENNETT and MARGARET KENT are:

3. i. GEORGIA ANN3 BENNETT, b. 1834, Emanuel cty Georgia.

ii. ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. 1836.

iii. LOVELL J BENNETT, b. 1839.

4. iv. BENJAMIN NOAH BENNETT, b. 1841, Emanuel,cty Georgia; d. April 25, 1916, Statenville(Echols cty)Georgia.

v. MARTHA ANN BENNETT, b. January 12, 1842.

vi. ANNA BENNETT, b. 1844.

vii. JOHN BENNETT, b. 1850.

viii. SUSAN BENNETT, b. 1854.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. GEORGIA ANN3 BENNETT (JOHN2, AARON1) was born 1834 in Emanuel cty Georgia. She married (1) ZACHARIAH W LEWIS October 28, 1849 in Emanuel cty,Georgia. He was born 1825 in Emanuel cty,Georgia, and died Bet. September 1864 - February 06, 1865 in Civil War Georgia campaign,H Co 2nd Regt Ga State Line. She married (2) JAMES P FINITY November 24, 1870 in Emanuel cty,Georgia.

 

More About GEORGIA ANN BENNETT:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist Church(Jenkins cty),Ga

 

More About ZACHARIAH W LEWIS:

Military service: 1864, Zachariah W Lewis,a merchant,was a recruiting officier for the Militia,(Lt) being commissioned in May 1861. He was also a county appraiser,county commissioner ,justice of the inferior court. He was also active in the Democratic convention of Emanuel count

 

More About JAMES P FINITY:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist Church(Jenkins cty)

Children of GEORGIA BENNETT and ZACHARIAH LEWIS are:

5. i. THOMAS JEFFERSON4 LEWIS, b. 1851; d. Statenville(Echols cty)Georgia.

6. ii. HOWELL COBB LEWIS, b. November 28, 1854; d. December 05, 1919.

iii. MARY MARTHA LEWIS, b. 1857.

iv. ISABELLA LEWIS, b. 1859.

v. JOSEPH LEWIS, b. 1861.

vi. ROBERT LEWIS, b. 1863.

 

Child of GEORGIA BENNETT and JAMES FINITY is:

vii. J P4 FINITY, b. May 17, 1871.

 

 

4. BENJAMIN NOAH3 BENNETT (JOHN2, AARON1) was born 1841 in Emanuel,cty Georgia, and died April 25, 1916 in Statenville(Echols cty)Georgia. He married DONNIE F OZIER September 28, 1876 in Randolph cty,Georgia.

 

More About BENJAMIN NOAH BENNETT:

Conf.Pension: December 1913, Destitute at 72 Benjamin Noah filed for a Conf. Pension having sold the Farm to pay for his wifes cancer treatment. Pension Records indicate he was captured at Ft Fisher(Wilmington) in Mar 1865

Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1865, K Co,28th Ga Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Did not come home once during the war

Children of BENJAMIN BENNETT and DONNIE OZIER are:

7. i. ROMIE BURROUGHS4 BENNETT, b. December 25, 1877, Lowndes Cty,Georgia; d. October 27, 1909, Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia.

8. ii. TACKET B BENNETT, b. 1884.

iii. CARRY BENNETT, b. 1888.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

5. THOMAS JEFFERSON4 LEWIS (GEORGIA ANN3 BENNETT, JOHN2, AARON1) was born 1851, and died in Statenville(Echols cty)Georgia. He married DONNIE PRICE October 26, 1874 in Randolph cty,Georgia.

Children of THOMAS LEWIS and DONNIE PRICE are:

9. i. MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA5 LEWIS, b. November 09, 1876; d. May 11, 1943, Thomasville(Thomas cty)Georgia.

ii. ROBERT LEE LEWIS, b. 1878.

iii. LENA LEWIS, b. Abt. 1880.

iv. POLLIE LEWIS, b. Abt. 1881.

v. TJ (JUDGE) LEWIS, b. Abt. 1884.

vi. EMMA (PINK) LEWIS, b. Abt. 1886.

vii. ANNIE KELLY LEWIS, b. Abt. 1888.

viii. BESS SIMS LEWIS, b. Abt. 1891.

 

 

6. HOWELL COBB4 LEWIS (GEORGIA ANN3 BENNETT, JOHN2, AARON1) was born November 28, 1854, and died December 05, 1919. He married EMMA LOU MC DUFFIE. She was born Abt. 1859, and died Abt. 1899.

 

More About HOWELL COBB LEWIS:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist Church(Jenkins cty)

 

More About EMMA LOU MC DUFFIE:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist Church(Jenkins cty)

Children of HOWELL LEWIS and EMMA MC DUFFIE are:

i. ZACHARIAH5 LEWIS, b. November 17, 1886.

ii. AUGUSTUS LEWIS, b. March 1891.

iii. JAMES SEALY LEWIS, b. March 08, 1893.

iv. HOWELL COBB LEWIS,JR, b. March 08, 1898.

v. EMERSON LEWIS, b. November 24, 1899.

 

 

7. ROMIE BURROUGHS4 BENNETT (BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born December 25, 1877 in Lowndes Cty,Georgia, and died October 27, 1909 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia. He married MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA LEWIS December 09, 1899 in Lowndes cty,Georgia, daughter of THOMAS LEWIS and DONNIE PRICE. She was born November 09, 1876, and died May 11, 1943 in Thomasville(Thomas cty)Georgia.

 

More About ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT:

Burial: Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia

Illness: October 27, 1909, Romie died of Scarlett Fever,his son Thomas Lewis had it also but survived

Children of ROMIE BENNETT and MATTIE(MARTHA) LEWIS are:

i. BENJAMIN NOAH5 BENNETT, b. September 07, 1900; d. June 23, 1969, (Valdosta)Lowndes County Ga.

 

More About BENJAMIN NOAH BENNETT:

Burial: Sunset Hill Cemetary Lowndes Cty

 

10. ii. THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT, b. May 28, 1902, Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia; d. December 28, 1993, Lithia Springs(Douglas cty)Georgia.

iii. LOUISE (DEE) BENNETT, b. November 15, 1904.

11. iv. ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT.JR, b. February 01, 1907, Lowndes Cty,Georgia; d. June 21, 1982.

v. MARTHA ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. October 01, 1909.

 

 

8. TACKET B4 BENNETT (BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born 1884. He married KATE 1911 in Echols county. She was born 1893.

Children of TACKET BENNETT and KATE are:

i. BOSWELL5 BENNETT, b. 1911.

ii. ESTER BENNETT, b. 1914.

iii. DILBERT BENNETT, b. 1916.

iv. AUDREY BENNETT, b. 1917.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

9. MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA5 LEWIS (THOMAS JEFFERSON4, GEORGIA ANN3 BENNETT, JOHN2, AARON1) was born November 09, 1876, and died May 11, 1943 in Thomasville(Thomas cty)Georgia. She married ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT December 09, 1899 in Lowndes cty,Georgia, son of BENJAMIN BENNETT and DONNIE OZIER. He was born December 25, 1877 in Lowndes Cty,Georgia, and died October 27, 1909 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia.

 

More About ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT:

Burial: Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia

Illness: October 27, 1909, Romie died of Scarlett Fever,his son Thomas Lewis had it also but survived

Children are listed above under (7) Romie Burroughs Bennett.

 

10. THOMAS LEWIS5 BENNETT (ROMIE BURROUGHS4, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born May 28, 1902 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia, and died December 28, 1993 in Lithia Springs(Douglas cty)Georgia. He married ERA ALMA REDDING November 11, 1925 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia. She was born May 03, 1906 in Canooche(Emanuel cty) Georgia, and died September 09, 1973 in Riverdale(Clayton cty) Georgia.

 

More About THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT:

Burial: Westview Cemetary,Atlanta,Georgia

Hobby: Papa was an avid hunter and fisherman,he loved the outdoors as he loved his family and life.His favorite story was being allowed to hunt by his Grandparents as aboy he got two birds with one shot.

Occupation: Bet. 1937 - 1968, 31 years as an Autobus paint and body repairman,for Georgia Stages,Trailways,and Tamiami Trail Tours.

 

More About ERA ALMA REDDING:

Burial: Westview Cemetary,Atlanta,Georgia

Children of THOMAS BENNETT and ERA REDDING are:

12. i. THOMAS LEWIS6 BENNETT,JR, b. September 24, 1928, Palatka(Putnam cty),Florida.

13. ii. WILLIAM JAMES BENNETT, b. August 22, 1940, Albany(Daughtery cty) Georgia.

 

 

11. ROMIE BURROUGHS5 BENNETT.JR (ROMIE BURROUGHS4 BENNETT, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born February 01, 1907 in Lowndes Cty,Georgia, and died June 21, 1982. He married (1) AURORA HAWKINS. He married (2) MARY KATE COOPER June 19, 1954. She was born April 19, 1925 in Brooks County,Georgia.

 

More About ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT.JR:

Burial: Oak Grove Cemetary,Brooks Cty,Georgia

Children of ROMIE BENNETT.JR and MARY COOPER are:

i. PATRICA ANN6 BENNETT, b. November 11, 1934.

ii. RANDALL BURROWS BENNETT, b. August 05, 1957.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

12. THOMAS LEWIS6 BENNETT,JR (THOMAS LEWIS5, ROMIE BURROUGHS4, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born September 24, 1928 in Palatka(Putnam cty),Florida. He married JEAN MAE FERGUSON February 27, 1953 in Atlanta,Georgia. She was born July 06, 1926 in Memphis,Tenn.

 

More About THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT,JR:

Military service: Bet. 1946 - 1951, U S Marine Corp Combat Infantryman(Korea). B Co,1st Battalion,5th Regt,1st Marine Divison.Combat Jan 1951-Aug 1951.

Occupation: Bet. 1960 - 1989, 29 years as a Sales Representive for Liberty National Life.

Children of THOMAS BENNETT and JEAN FERGUSON are:

i. THOMAS JEROME7 HENDRIX,(STEPSON), b. August 13, 1944.

ii. CHRISTOPHER DAVID HENDRIX,(STEPSON), b. December 24, 1948.

iii. BECKY JEAN BENNETT, b. May 18, 1956.

14. iv. JOESPH LEWIS BENNETT, b. June 02, 1959, Atlanta Georgia.

 

 

13. WILLIAM JAMES6 BENNETT (THOMAS LEWIS5, ROMIE BURROUGHS4, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born August 22, 1940 in Albany(Daughtery cty) Georgia. He married (1) REBA JEANETTE HARBISON May 04, 1963 in Tallahassee(Leon cty) Florida, daughter of RHEBERT HARBISON and ENA LOUISE. She was born May 28, 1943 in Laurenceburg,Tenn. He married (2) MARY CAROLINE CARTER April 03, 1987 in Newnan(Coweta cty) Georgia. She was born November 23, 1942 in Kingsport(Sullivan cty) Tenn.

 

More About WILLIAM JAMES BENNETT:

Greatest Accomplishments: 4 Christian,college educated children

Hobby: Avid Hunter and Fisherman as was his father.

Military service: Bet. 1958 - 1961, U S Army (peacetime)

Occupation: Bet. 1966 - 2000, Airline Pilot for 34 years,Eastern Air Lines,Kiwi International Airlines

Children of WILLIAM BENNETT and MARY CARTER are:

15. i. HOPE DIANA7 BENNETT, b. December 11, 1969, East Point(Fulton cty) Georgia.

ii. BRYAN ZACHARY BENNETT, b. August 21, 1971, East Point(Fulton cty) Georgia; m. ALANNA MARIE ALVAREZ, November 06, 1999, Tyrone(Fayette cty) Georgia; b. January 18, 1982, Saint Paul,Minn.

iii. BRANDI NICOLE BENNETT, b. October 05, 1974, East Point(Fulton cty) Georgia; m. STEVEN ROBERT CORNELIUS, July 17, 1999, Fayetteville,North Carolina; b. August 11, 1973, Springfield,Oregon.

iv. ANGELA MARIE BATTAGLIA,(STEPDAUGHTER), b. August 02, 1979.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

14. JOESPH LEWIS7 BENNETT (THOMAS LEWIS6, THOMAS LEWIS5, ROMIE BURROUGHS4, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born June 02, 1959 in Atlanta Georgia. He married DEBORAH KAMIN June 28, 1986 in Atlanta,Georgia. She was born October 09, 1954 in Lima Ohio.

Children of JOESPH BENNETT and DEBORAH KAMIN are:

i. JASON THOMAS8 BENNETT, b. May 22, 1987.

ii. ELIZABETH ANN BENNETT, b. April 18, 1989.

 

 

15. HOPE DIANA7 BENNETT (WILLIAM JAMES6, THOMAS LEWIS5, ROMIE BURROUGHS4, BENJAMIN NOAH3, JOHN2, AARON1) was born December 11, 1969 in East Point(Fulton cty) Georgia. She married BARRY TAYLOR TONEY October 05, 1991 in Kings Mountain,North Carolina.

Children of HOPE BENNETT and BARRY TONEY are:

i. LENORA NICOLE8 TONEY,(STEPDAUGHTER), b. May 22, 1986.

ii.                   AUSTIN PAUL TONEY, b. December 09, 1995.

 

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