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Descendants of Henry Bennett, Sr.
Generation No. 1

1. HENRY1 BENNETT, SR.

Children of HENRY BENNETT, SR. are:
2. i. Robert2 Bennett, Sr., b. Abt. 1775, Philadelphia, PA; d. Abt.
1860, Mercer Co., VA/WV.
ii. Henry Bennett, b. 1789, Pennsylvania.
Generation No. 2

2. ROBERT2 BENNETT, SR. (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1775 in Philadelphia,
PA, and died Abt. 1860 in Mercer Co., VA/WV. He married (1) EMILY FANNY
ADKINS May 08, 1797 in Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VA (By Rev.
Alexander Ross), daughter of SHEROD ADKINS and REBECCA UNKNOWN. She was
born Abt. 1775, and died Abt. 1814. He married (2) CATHERINE ADKINS May
30, 1815 in Greenbrier Co., VA/WV, daughter of SHEROD ADKINS and
REBECCA UNKNOWN. She was born 1793 in Greenbrier Co., VA/WV, and died Aft.
1870 in Mercer Co., WV.

Notes for ROBERT BENNETT, SR.:
He probably settled on the New River plateau near the Pear post office.
His son Jacob lived in that neighborhood and was a large landowner.
Source: List of Raleigh County's First Settlers compiled by Judge Winton
A. White published in the Centennial Edition of the Beckley, WV
newspaper August 26, 1950.

More About ROBERT BENNETT, SR.:
Source: April 09, 1999, Jack L. Honaker (Posted on Gen Forum)

Children of ROBERT BENNETT and EMILY ADKINS are:
3. i. Jacob E.3 Bennett, b. Abt. 1801, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d.
February 10, 1874, Raleigh Co., WV.
4. ii. Robert Bennett, Jr., b. November 26, 1813.
iii. Letitia (Lettia) Bennett, b. 1810, Virginia; m. William P. Ward,
December 24, 1829, Greenbrier Co, VA/WV; b. Abt. 1809; d. September 25,
1883, Summers Co., VA/WV.
5. iv. Susanna Bennett, b. 1812, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d. 1872,
Summers Co, WV.
v. John Bennett, b. Abt. 1804; m. Unknown Bennett.
vi. Jesse Bennett, b. Abt. 1801, Monroe Co., VA/WV; d. Aft. 1860,
Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; m. Delphy Unknown; b. Abt. 1806, Greenbrier Co.,
VA/WV; d. Aft. 1860, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV.


Children of ROBERT BENNETT and CATHERINE ADKINS are:
6. vii. Catherine3 Bennett, b. January 05, 1826, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV;
d. April 25, 1870, Raleigh Co., WV.
7. viii. Robert Jefferson Bennett, b. Abt. 1816, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV;
d. Abt. 1865.
ix. Isaac Bennett.
8. x. Archibald Lewis "Archie" Bennett, b. 1829, Raleigh Co., VA/WV; d.
Aft. 1880, Raleigh Co., VA/WV.
xi. Rachel Bennett.
9. xii. Elizabeth Bennett, b. Abt. 1816, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d. July
29, 1920, Raleigh Co., WV.
xiii. Mary Polly Bennett.
10. xiv. William Henry Tolliver Bennett, b. February 14, 1820, Giles
Co., VA; d. February 16, 1904, Raleigh Co., VA/WV




Generation No. 3

3. JACOB E.3 BENNETT (ROBERT2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1801 in
Greenbrier Co., VA/WV, and died February 10, 1874 in Raleigh Co., WV. He
married NANCY ELEANOR M. PLUMLEY April 11, 1820 in Greenbrier Co., VA/WV (By
Rev. Josiah Osborn), daughter of JOHN PLUMLEY and CATHERINE KAYLOR.
She was born November 18, 1800 in Montgomery Co., VA, and died February
18, 1882 in Richmond District, Raleigh Co, WV (Probably Abraham).

Notes for JACOB E. BENNETT:
He was born in either 1802 or 1805.

He and his wife Nancy are listed in the 1830 Logan Co., 1840 Fayette
Co., 1850 and 1860 Raleigh Co., VA/WV census.

They lived near the New Salem Baptist Church in Richmond District.
Source: Article from the Beckley Herald Becenteniel Edition, August 26,
1950.

More About JACOB E. BENNETT:
Burial: New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Abraham, WV
Census: August 12, 1850, Raleigh Co., VA (45 years old) (New River
Waters)
Will: January 01, 1866, I have a copy

More About NANCY ELEANOR M. PLUMLEY:
Burial: New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Abraham, WV
Census: August 12, 1850, Raleigh Co., VA (Now WV) (42 Years old) (New
River Waters)

Children of JACOB BENNETT and NANCY PLUMLEY are:
i. Ervin4 Bennett.
ii. Martha Bennett.
iii. Nancy Bennett.
iv. Rebecca Bennett.
v. Thomas Lewis Bennett.
11. vi. Fannie Bennett, b. 1822, Logan Co. VA/ WV; d. November 27,
1903, Pear, WV (Now Abraham).
12. vii. John F. Bennett, b. 1824, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d. Aft. 1870,
Summers Co., WV.
13. viii. Catherine (Katherine) "Kate" Bennett, b. November 1825,
Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d. January 19, 1862, Abraham, WV.
14. ix. Robert Bennett, b. June 30, 1828, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d.
March 06, 1919, Raleigh Co., WV.
15. x. Henry Bennett, b. July 10, 1831, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV; d. July
10, 1900, Raleigh Co., WV.
xi. Ephriam Bennett, b. 1833, Fayette Co., VA; d. Aft. 1850, Raleigh
Co, WV; m. Manerva Bowyer, December 27, 1869; b. 1842, Fayette Co.
VA/WV; d. Aft. 1869, Fayette Co. WV.
More About Ephriam Bennett:
Census: August 12, 1850, Raleigh Co., WV (17 years old) (New River
Waters)
16. xii. Andrew Bennett, b. September 23, 1836, Fayette Co., VA/WV
(Tombstone date); d. December 12, 1910, Raleigh Co., WV (Tombstone date).
xiii. Washington Bennett, b. 1840, Fayette Co., VA; d. Bet. 1860 -
1870.

Notes for Washington Bennett:
He is a twin to his brother Jackson.



I have the rest oh the info from this line down to me ... What i am trying to figure out is ... Where did they come from ? Some researchers say Pa? But i cant find a connection there...

please let me know should you have any idea..
cbennett
darlinlacie@yahoo.com

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