|2.||i.||SUSANNA2 BENNET, b. 1772, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; d. October 27, 1856, Union TWP, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.|
|ii.||? BENNET, b. Bef. 1755.|
|3.||iii.||JOSHUA (II) BENNET, b. Bet. 1754 - 1774; d. Bet. 1830 - 1836, Highland County, Ohio.|
|iv.||ELISHA BENNET, b. Bet. 1754 - 1774; d. Genoa, Delaware County, Ohio.|
Notes for ELISHA BENNET:|
The 1800 U. S. Census of Newport TWP, Luzerne County, PA (File #560, Reel #M32-39, p. 178A, line #3, taken April 10, 1800) shows: "Elisha Bennet", with two males aged less than 10 years, one male aged 10-16 years, one male (himself) aged 26-45 years, three females aged less than 10 years, and one female aged 26-45 years.
Elisha was over 21 years of age in the 1811 Census.
Elisha moved to Delaware County, Ohio about 1800 and named the town of Genoa there. Hezekiah Roberts also moved to that area.
HISTORY OF DELAWARE COUNTY,CHAPTERXXX.*
GENOA TOWNSHIP-TOPOGRAPHICAL-SETTLEMENT-RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL-MILLS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS -POST OFFICE
P. 607 "GENOA TOWNSHIP, named by Elisha Bennett from the town of Genoa, in Italy, is situated south of the township of Berkshire, in Range 17, and is known as Township 3." "Elisha Bennett, one of the earliest settlers, came here from Pennsylvania, by way of Harlem, as early as 1809. His glory lies in
the fact that when it was decided to organize and erect a separate township from Harlem, and the project was carried into execution he had the honor of naming the same. When he came to Genoa, he settled on land near the Maxwell Corners, and died there a number of years ago."
P. 605 "In the spring of that year (1810), Hezekiah Roberts came to Genoa, from Luzerne County, Penn., bought Latshaw out, and began planting corn in the bottom land that had been cleared.
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